Green Beans in Dill Walnut Sauce

Recipe by Julesong

Serve at room temperature or chill for wonderful picnic fare.

Top Review by horseplay

Wow, this made a LOT of sauce! I was expecting it to be more liquidy or glaze-y, but it really was a think paste that kind of gobbed all over the beans. I diluted it a little. It was really tasty though, really refreshing and healthy. The dill, lemon and parsley go great together. Thanks so much.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a large pot of water to boiling.
  2. Add the green beans and cook until crisp-tender.
  3. Drain immediately, then immerse in a large bowl of ice water to prevent further cooking and to retain the bright green color.
  4. Meanwhile, make the sauce: place the scallions, dill, parsley, walnuts, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor fitted with the steel blade; process until smooth.
  5. With the machine running, pour the olive oil in a t hin, steady stream through the feed tube to make a thick green sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste. Drain the beans and dry wit h a towel.
  6. Toss the beans with the dressing.
  7. Serve slightly chilled or at room temperature.

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