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Green Bean Salad Oriental Style

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  Canned water chestnuts 8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Green beans 12 Ounce, trimmed
  Sweet red pepper 1 , cored, seeded, and slivered
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Rice vinegar/Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Grated fresh ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Dark sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Hot red pepper sauce 4 Dash

1 Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil over moderately high heat.
Place the water chestnuts in a strainer or colander and immerse them in the boiling water for 30 seconds; lift out, rinse under cold water, and slice.
Transfer to a salad bowl.
2 Add the green beans to the boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.
Add the sweet red pepperand cook 4 minutes longer or until the vegetables are crisp-tender.
Drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking.
Drain again and add to the salad bowl.
3 To prepare the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, ginger, oil, salt, and red pepper sauce or put all the ingredients in a small jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake vigorously.
Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss gently to coat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 325 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.6%

Saturated Fat 0.75 g3.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 562.4 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.4%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.7%

Sugars 12.8 g

Protein 10 g19.9%

Vitamin A 80.5% Vitamin C 298.8%

Calcium 1.4% Iron 14.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Bean Salad Oriental Style Recipe