Creamy Green Beans

Creamy Green Beans

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2006

For those who like their vegetables creamy, this recipe can't be beat.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt


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  1. Place beans in a steamer basket and steam over 2 inches of boiling water until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Whisk mayonnaise, mustard and salt in a medium bowl. Add the beans; toss to coat.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 66 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 3 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 38 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 806 IU vitamin A; 14 mg vitamin C; 44 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 230 mg sodium; 247 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (23% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable

Reviews 2

October 08, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Nice way to mix up green beans I was tired of steamed or roasted green beans so I began searching for a healthy alternative. This creamy side dish hit the spot! It tastes like green beans with the creamy flavor of deviled eggs. If you don't like deviled eggs, steer clear. Otherwise, give it a go.
October 17, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Hit the spot!! I was looking for something different, simple and fast to do with some leftover green beans, and this hit the mark perfectly and tasted even better than I expected! I just finished it and wish I had some more!! Yummy!!! Pros: Fast and easy Cons: None
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