Green Beans with Creamy Herb Sauce

Green Beans with Creamy Herb Sauce

Add this delicious Green Beans with Creamy Herb Sauce recipe to your spring meals.

Green Beans with Creamy Herb Sauce
 
Makes 8 to 10 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • ½ cup whole buttermilk
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 (8-ounce) packages fresh French green beans, trimmed
  • Garnish: fresh dill
Instructions
  1. In the container of a blender, process together avocado, buttermilk, sour cream, lemon zest and juice, tarragon, parsley, basil, dill, chives, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  2. Bring a large pot of water and remaining 1 tablespoon salt to a boil over medium-high heat; add green beans. When water returns to a boil, immediately drain beans, and transfer to an ice water bath to stop the cooking process; drain well. Serve green beans immediately with herb sauce. Garnish with dill, if desired.

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