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Mustard Green Beans

Looking for an easy way to dress up veggies in a twinkling? My mother came up with this mouthwatering, family-favorite recipe that we still celebrate at holiday get-together meals. —Mary Graham, Barneveld, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • Dash salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  • Place beans in a Dutch oven and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, water, mustard and salt until smooth. In the Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the mustard mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Return beans to the pan; heat through.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 52 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • nikispangler
    Apr 5, 2010

    My whole family liked the tangy taste of these green beans! Delicious!