Green Bean Salad with Lemon and Dill Recipe

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Vilho Published: March 15, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Green Bean Salad with Lemon and Dill

Put together a quick, satisfying dish this green bean salad tossed in a refreshing Dijon and lemon juice dressing. Ready to serve in 20 minutes!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 minutes
Total: 19 minutes



  • lbfresh green beans
  • 3tbspfresh dill,minced
  • 3tbspred onion,minced
  • tbspDijon mustard
  • tbspolive oil
  • 1lemon,zested
  • tbsplemon juice,(from ½ lemon)
  • 1tbspkosher salt,divided
  • 1tspfreshly ground pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon kosher salt. While the water is coming to a boil, wash and trim the stem ends of the green beans.

  2. Add trimmed beans to water. Let boil for about 3 to 4 minutes. The color of the beans should be bright and the texture cooked but firm tender. Taste a bean to make sure it has the right texture.

  3. Strain the beans and run under cold water to slow the cooking process. Shake off excess water, and pat them dry with a towel.

  4. In the bottom of the serving bowl, whisk together dill, minced onion, Dijon mustard, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and ½ teaspoon salt, and pepper.

  5. Add beans. Toss to coat.

  6. Serve at room temperature alongside the main meal.


  • Calories: 74.30kcal
  • Fat: 3.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.09g
  • Fiber: 3.71g
  • Sugar: 4.29g
  • Protein: 2.46g
  • Sodium: 325.34mg
  • Calcium: 51.22mg
  • Potassium: 278.32mg
  • Iron: 1.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 41.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.05mg
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