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Green Bean with Grainy Mustard and Pecans

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 18 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and halved

2 tablespoons grainy mustard

1/4 cup olive oil

1/2 cup chopped pecans

Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Steam the green beans in covered dish with a few tablespoons of water in the microwave for 3 minutes and set aside. Meanwhile, in a small saute pan, toast the pecans over medium-high heat, just until fragrant. 
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the mustard and 2 teaspoons water together. Drizzle in the olive oil to make an emulsion and season with salt and pepper. Toss the hot green beans in the mustard sauce. Place in a serving dish and top with the toasted pecans.