Featuring Groovy Green Beans, the April Pick of the Month

Honey Mustard Green Beans

Green beans are easy to grow and easy to cook. They add flavor, vitamins and fiber to your meals, whether you’re cooking them as a side, or adding them to a soup or salad.

Pick some up today!

Prep Time: 10 minutes.

Cook Time: 15 minutes.

Servings: 6.


  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard.
  • 3 tablespoons honey.
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar.
  • 4 cups green beans (1 1/2 pounds fresh, 16 ounces frozen or 2 cans, drained).


  1. For fresh green beans, cook until tender.
  2.  Heat a medium saucepan or skillet over medium-low heat.
  3.  Add mustard, honey and vinegar and mix well. Cook until sauce boils and becomes thick, about 10 minutes.
  4.  Add green beans and stir to coat evenly. Cook until beans are heated through. Serve warm.

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What’s so Great About Green Beans?

  • They’re a good source of vitamins C and K.
  • They are high in fiber but low-calorie and low-fat.

What’s the Best Way to Eat Green Beans?

  • Drizzle fresh green beans with olive oil and roast at 425 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Try sautéing or steaming fresh or frozen green beans.
  • Rinse canned beans to decrease the amount of sodium before cooking.

Selection & Preparation

Selection: Look for beans that have good color and can snap.

Storage: Do not wash green beans until ready to use. Fresh green beans can be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for one week. Add a paper towel to the bag to soak up moisture and help prevent mold. 

Pre-preparation: Snap the ends off fresh green beans, and rinse and scrub under warm water.

Preparation: Steam, sauté, roast or add to veggie recipes! 

  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup.
  • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 60.
    • Total Fat: 0 g.
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg.
    • Sodium: 280 mg.
    • Total Carbohydrates: 13 g.
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g.
    • Total Sugars: 10 g.
    • Protein: 1 g.

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