The simple vinaigrette is briefly warmed to bring out the mustard's hot bite. You can also heat the dressing in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH for 1 minute.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2003

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Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook green beans in boiling water for 6 minutes or until crisp-tender, and drain. Combine the green beans and onion in a large bowl.

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  • Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil, salt, and black pepper; cook over medium heat 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated, stirring vinaigrette constantly with a whisk. Drizzle vinaigrette over bean mixture; toss well to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

69 calories; calories from fat 38%; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 10.4g; fiber 4.3g; cholesterolmg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 232mg; calcium 54mg.