Hot green bean salad

Hot green bean saladHere's a novel way to serve green beans - hot in a herb and mustard dressing. If wished, you can add some crushed garlic, as the Spanish do.

Hot green bean salad
  • Serves: 8
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 4 minutes
  • Ready in: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • SP Perfect for Extra Easy SP
  • Syns per serving:


  • 700g thin green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp wine vinegar
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 2 level tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2-3 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook the beans in a pan of lightly salted boiling water for about 4 minutes, until just tender and still a lovely fresh green. Drain and transfer to a warm serving dish.
  2. Blend the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juce, mustard and parsley together, and pour over the hot beans.
  3. Toss the beans in the dressing and serve sprinkled with freshly ground salt and pepper.

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