Green Beans with Mustard Vinaigrette

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  • A Mediterranean dressing gives these green beans a lift

    Preparation time: 10 minutes
    Cooking time: 5 minutes
    Serves: 8 on its own

    800g (1lb 12oz) fine green beans, trimmed 3 garlic cloves 4tbsp lemon juice 1½tbsp Dijon mustard 1½tbsp wholegrain mustard 200ml (7fl oz) extra virgin olive oil

    1 Blanch the beans in boiling salted water until bright green and just tender, then drain and run under cold water.

    2 Peel the garlic and crush gently under the blade of a knife, then put into a jug with the rest of the ingredients and whisk well.

    3 Add salt to taste and let it sit for a while to let the garlic infuse.
    Put the beans into a bowl and toss well with the dressing, discarding the garlic, if you prefer.

    Per serving: 190cals, 19g fat, 3g saturated fat, 3g carbohydrate 

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