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Green Bean and Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

 
Green Bean and Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
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This is a great cold salad. The basil and cherry tomatoes marry perfectly with a high-quality sweet balsamic vinegar along with tender-crisp green and yellow wax beans.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

7

min

Cook

8

min

Ready

15

min

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

Ingredients

1 pound green beans
trimmed
1 pound wax beans
trimmed
*
2 tablespoons olive oil, extra-virgin
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
½ teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground
3 cups cherry tomatoes
halved
1 cup basil
loosely packed, coarsely chopped
*
½ cup red onion
finely chopped
1 x basil
sprigs (optional)
*

Directions

Cook green and wax beans in boiling water 5 minutes.

Drain and plunge beans into ice water; drain.

Combine vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper.

Add beans, tomatoes, basil leaves, and onion; toss gently.

Cover and chill.

Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 157g (5.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 7243% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 158mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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