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Holiday Green Beans

Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients; set aside.

  2. 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.