Green Beans With Mint (for Baby) 5.000

Mark Finkenstaedt for The Washington Post

Apr 15, 2009

Mint adds a nice, green freshness to the beans; make sure not to overcook them. This recipe is appropriate for ages 6 months and up.

Make Ahead: The mixture can be refrigerated for 2 days in a tightly sealed container or frozen for up to 1 month.

Servings: 5
  • 8 ounces green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon mild olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon packed mint leaves


Fill a large skillet with 1 inch of water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then add the green beans. Cover and cook for 7 to 9 minutes or just until they are bright green. Drain and cool under running water.

Transfer to the bowl of a food processor. Add the water, oil and mint. Puree until as smooth as possible; add water as needed to adjust the consistency.

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Recipe Source

From Ryan Morgan, executive chef at Art and Soul restaurant in Washington.

Tested by Bonnie S. Benwick.

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