Garden Bean and Onion Salad

Garden Bean and Onion Salad

Toss together two colors of garden-sweet beans dressed with a fresh and easy balsamic-mustard vinaigrette.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

(1/2-cup)

Salad
1/2
lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
1/2
lb. fresh yellow wax beans, trimmed
1/2
cup finely chopped red onion
Dressing
1/4
cup olive oil
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1
teaspoon sugar
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  1. If desired, cut beans in half crosswise. Place beans in 2-quart microwave-safe bowl. Add 1/2 cup water; cover with microwave-safe waxed paper. Microwave on High for 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; mix well.
  3. Add beans and onion to dressing; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving to blend flavors.
Makes 6 (1/2-cup) servings
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Ingredient Info
Yellow wax beans are a variety of green bean with milder flavor. Pale yellow in color, they are long and slender with an edible pod. When buying green or wax beans, look for those that are smooth, brightly colored, crisp and blemish-free.
Storage Tip
Wax and green beans can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days in a tightly sealed plastic bag.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.