Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Dill Green Beans

Tossing cooked green beans in a simple vinaigrette creates a fresh new dish with layers of flavor.

Serves 1.


  • 1 lb Green Beans Trimmed
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Dill Chopped
  • 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste


  1. Heat green beans in a large sauté pan with water until they start to boil.
  2. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until tender crisp.
  3. Uncover and allow remaining water to evaporate.
  4. Whisk dill, lemon juice, olive oil, and mustard together in a small bowl.
  5. Pour mixture over the green beans and heat until warmed.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 56

Total Fat: 3g

Saturated Fat: .5g

Sodium: 45mg

Potassium: 14mg

Total Carbohydrate: 6g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 2g

Posted on: February 10, 2015

By: Chef John Rico Griffone

Rico Griffone is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has worked as a consultant for the Culinary Institute’s “Menu for Healthy Kids” Research Program.