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 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    6g
    6%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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