Healthy Green Bean Salad
|Green beans||1 Pound|
|Balsamic vinegar||2 Tablespoon|
|Walnut oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Chopped purple onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Finely shredded basil leaves||2 Tablespoon|
Wash beans; trim ends, and remove strings.
Bring 1 quart water to a boil; add beans and cook, uncovered, 8 minutes or just until crisp-tender.
Drain beans, and plunge into ice water.
Drain again, and par dry with paper rowels.
Combine 2 tablespoons water and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a wire whisk until blended.
Divide green beans evenly among individual salad plates.
Sprinkle each serving with 2 tablespoons chopped onion.
Drizzle 1 tablespoon dressing mixture over each salad.
Top each salad with 1 1/2 teaspoons shredded basil leaves.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16 g24.1%
Saturated Fat 1.4 g7.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 524.1 mg21.8%
Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%
Dietary Fiber 18 g72%
Sugars 14.4 g
Protein 10 g20.9%
Vitamin A 31.7% Vitamin C 19.1%
Calcium 8.3% Iron 8.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet