Honey-Mustard Green Beans


This green bean side dish will please kids of any age.


  • 1 ¼ pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • ¼ teaspoon salt, plus more for cooking water

  • 1 ½ teaspoons honey

  • 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 ½ teaspoons apple-cider vinegar

  • 2 ½ teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, and add a generous amount of salt. Add green beans, and cook until tender and bright green, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain in a colander, and pat dry with paper towels.

  2. Meanwhile, make dressing: In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients. Add green beans, and toss to coat. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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