Green Bean Salad With Mustard-Caper Vinaigrette

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is so tasty! You'll never want to do green beans any other way again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil beans in salted water for 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
  2. Drain and refresh in a bowl of ice and cold water. Drain and pat dry. (may be prepared up to 1 day in advance).
  3. In a blender, puree capers with lemon juice, mustard and 2 tblsps white wine. With motor running, add oil in a thin, steady stream and blend until emulsified. Taste and adjust seasoning by adding salt and pepper. (may be made up to 1 day in advance. Whisk before using).
  4. In a large serving bowl, toss together beans and dressing. Sieve hard-boiled egg over top.
Most Helpful

This was very tasty and a nice change from the usual green beans.

PistonsFan March 28, 2007

This was nice and fresh tasting. Would be PERFECT for picnic, BBQ or dish to bring!

TheBostonBean March 22, 2007

This was really delicious. I liked that there were neither onions nor garlic in this salad, and the dressing mixed with the sieved eggs ( I used a potato ricer on them) was almost like a mayonnaise in looks and consistency, with the mustard and capers giving a really new flavor to the salad that we greatly enjoyed. Will certainly be making this again.

Inge 1505 August 07, 2005