Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Green Beans and Mustard Sauce

In this fresh vegetable side dish the beans are served with a rich and creamy sauce, perfect for a special dinner party. A delicious accompaniment to beef. Recipe serves 6.


1 pound (500 g) green beans
3 egg yolks
1 tablespoon French mustard
2 teaspoons butter
1/4 cup cream
2 teaspoons vinegar


1. To make the sauce heat the egg yolks, mustard and butter in a double boiler over simmering water. Mix continuously until mixture is frothy.
2. Add cream and mix for 3 minutes. Add vinegar. This can be set aside at this stage and reheated over simmering water when the beans are cooked.
3. Wash and top and tail beans. Steam until tender but still crisp.
4. Pour sauce over beans and serve.

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