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Mustard Green Beans Recipe

Mustard Green Beans Recipe

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. YIELD:12 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

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

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