These warm, fresh-tasting beans offer an exciting alternative to old standby mushroom-soup-based green-bean casseroles. Toasting the poppy seeds brings out their nutty flavor. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Fall 2004

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  • To prepare dressing: Heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add poppy seeds and toast, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Transfer to a small bowl (or jar) and let cool. Add oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, shallot, salt and pepper; whisk (or shake) until blended.

  • To prepare beans: Cook beans in a large pot of boiling water until just tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain. Warm the dressing in a large skillet over medium heat. Add beans and toss to coat.


Make Ahead Tip: The dressing will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 days

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; 7.6 g total fat; 1.1 g saturated fat; 104 mg sodium. 185 mg potassium; 10.6 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 2.3 g protein; 808 IU vitamin a iu; 11 mg vitamin c; 38 mcg folate; 60 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 23 mg magnesium; 1 g added sugar;