White and Green Beans

Dijon mustard, honey and lemon juice add sparkle to this yummy side dish.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

1
pound green beans, cut into 1- to 1 1/2- inch pieces
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
2
teaspoons honey
1/2
teaspoon lemon pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
can (15 to 16 ounces) great northern or navy beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Add green beans. Boil uncovered 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.

Expert Tips

Reduce fat by more than 2 grams per serving when you use 1 tablespoon of butter instead of 2.

Keep prep time down by using a 16-bag package frozen cut green beans instead of the fresh. Cook as directed on package.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
215
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
15 mg
15 %;
Sodium
640 mg
640 %;
Total Carbohydrate
37 g
37 %
(Dietary Fiber
10 g
10 %
),
Protein
11 g
11 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
16%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.