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Mustard Dill Beans

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Mustard Dill Beans stand out not just for their sensational taste but also for the myriad of health benefits woven into this flavourful dish. Starting with green beans, the primary ingredient, they’re a nutritional powerhouse packed with vitamins like C, K, and A. These beans offer a generous dose of fibre, promoting digestive health, and are rich in antioxidants, helping combat cell damage caused by free radicals in the body.

The inclusion of fresh dill in this dish brings forth its own set of advantages. Dill is renowned for its antibacterial properties and is a good source of calcium and iron. It contains flavonoids and monoterpenes that contribute to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, potentially aiding in reducing the risk of chronic diseases and promoting overall well-being.

The tangy twist in this recipe comes from wholegrain mustard and lemon juice. Mustard is known to be low in calories and high in antioxidants, while lemon juice offers a burst of vitamin C, aiding in boosting the immune system. Combined with freshly ground pepper, which contains piperine, known for its potential to enhance nutrient absorption, this dish not only tantalizes the taste buds but also serves as a nutritious addition to your diet, promoting a range of health benefits from immune support to anti-inflammatory properties.

Mustard Dill Beans

Mustard Dill Beans present a tangy twist on traditional beans, infusing them with the zesty kick of mustard and the refreshing herbaceousness of dill. These beans boast a flavorful combination, marrying the boldness of mustard with the aromatic essence of dill, creating a vibrant and savoury dish that elevates any meal with its lively and distinctive taste.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: beans, christmas, sidedish, vegan, wfpb
Yield: 4 servings
Author: Catherine Barclay

Materials

  • 500 grams green beans trimmed
  • 4 tsp fresh dill chopped
  • 1 tbsp spring onion sliced thinly
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Steam the green beans over a pot of water for 7 minutes until tender yet still crisp. Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, mix all other ingredients.
  • Arrange the beans on a serving plate and pour over the blended mixture. That's it. Enjoy!
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.
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