Minted Green Beans with Red Onion

Prep Time: 10 minsServings: 6
A small sliced onion added to the beans while cooking enhances their flavor with out adding fat or calories!


  1. In a kettle of boiling water, cook beans for 2-4 minutes, or until they are crisp-tender. Transfer to a a bowl of ice and cold water to stop the cooking process. Pat the beans dry with paper towels.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together mustard, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste. Add oil in a stream, whisking together ingredients until emulsified.
  3. Add cooled beans, mint, and onion, and toss mixture until well combined. Serve.


Recipe courtesy of the University of Florida Sarasota County Extension.

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