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Green Beans with Creamy Mayonnaise Sauce

Green Beans with Creamy Mayonnaise Sauce

Dress the beans in this milk-mayonnaise sauce.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Green beans
as desired
Mayonnaise
3 tablespoons
Milk
3-4 tablespoons
Honey
1 scant teaspoon
Coarsely ground black pepper
a small amount
Salt
a small amount
Dried herbs (I used rosemary and dill here)
as desired
Almonds or peanuts
3-4

Steps

1. Blanch the green beans. It depends on the size and thickness, but 2 minutes is a good mark. Just try not to over-boil them.
2. Add 1 tablespoon of salt to the boiling water before placing in the green beans. Transfer in cold water once boiled.
3. Combine the milk, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and honey in a small bowl and mix until thoroughly blended.
4. Remove the green beans from the cold water, strain, and pat dry. Plate the green beans and pour on the milk-mayo sauce. Give the plate a sprinkling of the dried herbs and crushed nuts.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a simple and speedy dish you can serve up as a side dish.