Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Sautéed Caramelized Brown Sugar Dijon Green Beans Recipe

Nov 17, 2021

Sautéed Caramelized Brown Sugar Dijon Green Beans Recipe

These delicious Brown Sugar Dijon Green Beans are sautéed and caramelized to perfection! Great side for any dinner or for your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal.


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We absolutely love green beans at our house and I'm always trying new ways to serve them.

These Brown Sugar Dijon Green Beans are such a tasty side. The sweetness from the brown sugar and the tanginess from the dijon is an absolute perfect flavor combo.

This side dish is easy, inexpensive and perfect for any meal, any time of the year, especially the holidays.

With prep and cook time, this dairy and gluten free recipe is ready in about 25 minutes. 


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What are the ingredients in this recipe?


  • green beans
  • brown sugar
  • butter
  • dijon mustard
  • water
  • salt
  • black pepper


How to make:


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Scroll down to the printable recipe card for measurements and instructions!


Recipe tips:


  • You can use frozen green beans in this recipe. Follow the same instructions and cook times.


More holiday side dish recipes recipes you might like:



You can add or substitute with these ingredients:


  • Add fresh, chopped herbs of your choice
  • Add 1-2 cloves fresh, chopped garlic when adding butter
  • Add cooked, chopped bacon within the last few minutes of cooking


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Sautéed Brown Sugar Dijon Green Beans

Sautéed Brown Sugar Dijon Green Beans

Yield: 4 servings
Author: Hot Eats and Cool Reads
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 15 MinTotal time: 25 Min

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces fresh green beans, ends trimmed
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Add the green beans and water to a large saute pan over medium high heat. Cook for 6-8 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium, then add the butter and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Test the green beans. They should be crisp, but still tender enough to eat. If not, cook for another few minutes until they reach your desired doneness.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low, then add the brown sugar, dijon, salt and pepper.
  4. Mix to coat the beans, then cook for another 3-4 minutes until the sauce caramelizes.
  5. Remove from heat and serve.

Notes:

You can use frozen green beans in this recipe. Follow the same instructions and cook times.

Nutrition Facts

Calories

67.77

Fat (grams)

1.89

Sat. Fat (grams)

0.98

Carbs (grams)

12.47

Fiber (grams)

3.36

Net carbs

9.11

Sugar (grams)

7.77

Protein (grams)

2.34

Sodium (milligrams)

436.49

Cholesterol (grams)

3.81

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