Holiday Green Beans

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You can serve these quick and easy green beans any time of year, not just during the holidays. Add the sour cream at the last minute.
10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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2 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
2 teaspoons butter or stick margarine
3/4 cup thinly sliced shallots
2 tablespoons low-fat sour cream


Combine first 4 ingredients; set aside.

Steam green beans, covered, 5 minutes or until tender. Keep warm. Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add shallots; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in mustard mixture and green beans; toss well. Cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in sour cream, and remove from heat. Serve immediately.

Created date

December 1999

Nutritional Information

Calories 45
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 1.5 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 7.3 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 185 mg
Calcium 33 mg