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Dijon Green Beans Recipe

Dijon Green Beans Recipe

I love this recipe because it combines the freshness of garden green beans with a warm and tangy dressing. It’s a wonderful, quick and easy side dish. —Jannine Fisk Malden, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, for 10-15 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, whisk the vinegar, oil, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Drain beans; place in a large bowl. Add tomatoes and onion. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 54 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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slye10001000 User ID: 5787172 152522
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"This is very good. I like it at room


veggiemama User ID: 4640590 128936
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2013

"I love these green beans. They are my favorite way to eat green beans hands down!"

RoxyAZ User ID: 6753469 166342
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2013

"I liked this recipe and will make again. I didn't have red onion and I used frozen green beans. I definitely will use fresh next time because I don't really enjoy the frozen bean texture. I also will use red onion too. I enjoyed the dressing on the beans and I love parmesan."

cldehaven User ID: 1438756 78774
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2012

"My husband and I loved this recipe."

bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 168341
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2012

"SOOOO good and easy."

chenkes User ID: 4718231 168338
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012


justmbeth User ID: 1196484 68764
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"This was a nice and light green bean recipe, nothing like any other recipe. I made as-is except I forgot to add the parmasan. It was still wonderful. Will definitely do again."

jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 166677
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

"Why do people rate recipes they don't even try? This was excellent! The dressing, onion and tomatoes are warmed by the hot green beans. It's quite different from most vegetable side dishes I've made. I did add 2 teaspoons of honey to the vinegar mixture since it seemed rather tart. Loved it!"

woocher User ID: 1045381 209019
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2011

"This recipe sounds interesting but I'm reluctant to try it as there seems to be a step missing in this recipe. Do you drain and cool the green beans and then toss them with the tomatoes, onions and dressing or do you add the green beans drained and hot to the dressing????? I only given it a 3 star as I'm not sure if I would like it or not or if I would make it again."

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