Green Bean and Walnut Salad

This light dill vinaigrette dressing enhances the green bean salad without overpowering its fresh flavor.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Salad

1
lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
1
tablespoon finely chopped walnuts

Dressing

1
teaspoon sugar
2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh dill
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
small garlic clove, minced
3
tablespoons white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Add beans; cover and cook 7 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; blend well.
  • 3 Drain beans; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well. Pat beans dry with paper towel. Place beans in shallow serving dish. Add dressing; toss to coat evenly. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 2/3 Cup
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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