Roasted Green Beans With Creamy Tarragon Dressing

By Leslie Blythe  ,   

April 18, 2017

This Roasted Green Beans With Creamy Tarragon Dressing is a wonderful side dish. The nice thing is that it can be made ahead and served, hot, room temperature or cold.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


1Preheat oven to 425° F.

2Toss green beans with olive oil, salt, and pepper, and place on a foil-lined baking sheet.

3Bake for 12 minutes.

4Arrange green beans on a serving platter. Drizzle with Creamy Tarragon Dressing.

Creamy Tarragon Dressing

1Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a small bowl until combined. Gradually whisk in oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth. Whisk in green onion and tarragon. Use immediately, or store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 days. Let chilled dressing stand 30 minutes before using.

Recipe adapted from SOUTHERN LIVING March 12, 2008


½ tablespoons olive oil

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon cracked pepper

1 pound haricots verts, thin green beans

Creamy Tarragon Dressing (see recipe below)

Creamy Tarragon Dressing

¼ cup buttermilk

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

¾ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

½ cup olive oil

2 tablespoons green onion, finely chopped

1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped


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