Blistered green bean salad with mustardy dressing

Green bean salad with mustardy dressing

  • serves 4 as a side
  • Easy

Green beans taste delicious simply steamed, but they taste even better charred on a griddle pan and mixed with a mustardy dressing!


Try our green bean salad recipe then check out our vegetarian one pot.



  • fine green beans 400g, trimmed
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • echalion shallot 1, finely chopped
  • Dijon mustard 2 tsp
  • white wine vinegar 1½ tbsp
  • caster sugar a pinch
  • mint, parsley or dill to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat a frying or griddle pan over a very high heat. Toss the green beans with 1 tbsp of the olive oil and season generously. Tip into the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes, turning every now and again, until blistered and cooked through.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, whisk together the remaining tbsp of oil, shallot, mustard, vinegar, sugar and 1 tbsp of water with some seasoning.

  • Step 3

    Tip the charred beans onto a serving platter and drizzle over the mustardy dressing. Scatter over the herbs.

*This recipe is gluten free according to industry standards

More green bean inspiration

Sri Lankan Green Beans Recipe Kolamba Restaurant

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 89
  • Fat 6.2g
  • Saturates 0.9g
  • Carbs 3.9g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Fibre 3.6g
  • Protein 2.5g
  • Salt 0.3g