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Green Bean, Roasted Pepper, and Cherry Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese

 
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These green beans, roasted sweet bell pepper, juicy cherry tomatoes, and topped with goat cheese, drizzling with some fresh lemon juice, olive oil, mustard and chopped parsley, it can be a side dish or a light and tasty snack.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

1 medium sweet yellow bell peppers
*
1 medium sweet red bell peppers
2 quarts water
*
2 ½ teaspoons salt
divided
1 pound green beans
or wax beans, or both together, trimmed and cut in half crosswise
2 cups cherry tomatoes
halved
½ cup scallions, spring or green onions
sliced
¼ cup italian parsley
freshly chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
fresh
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
1 ½ teaspoons olive oil, extra-virgin
½ cup goat (chevre) cheese
crumbled
*

Directions

Preheat broiler.

Cut bell pepper in half lengthwise, and discard the seeds and membranes.

Place bell pepper halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand.

Broil pepper halves 10 minutes or until blackened.

Place in a paper bag, and seal.

Let stand 15 minutes. Peel and cut into strips.

Bring 2 quarts water and 2 teaspoons salt to a boil in a large saucepan.

Add beans; cook 4 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender, or you can steam beans tossed with 1 teaspoon salt before steaming.

Drain; place in a large bowl.

Add bell pepper strips, tomatoes, onions, and parsley; toss to combine.

Combine remaining ½ teaspoon of salt, cider vinegar, and remaining ingredients except goat cheese, stirring with a whisk.

Drizzle over salad; toss gently to combine.

Sprinkle with goat cheese.

Serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

Tommy
Canada
 almost 10 years ago

I love goat cheese, this salad looks very good, colorful, and no need to worry about calories and fat.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 138g (4.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4424% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 767mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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