Mediterranean Fennel Salad

Veggie lovers! Get a load of a colorful, crunchy and fresh salad.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 10

Ingredients

Salad

1
bag (22 oz) Green Giant® SELECT® frozen whole green beans
2
bulbs fresh fennel
2
red bell peppers, cut into bite-sized strips
1/4
cup pine nuts

Dressing

3
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
teaspoon minced garlic
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Cook green beans as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool.
  • 2 Trim fennel bulbs; cut in half. Cut each half into 1/4-inch slices. In large bowl, combine green beans, fennel and bell peppers. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine vinegar and mustard; beat with wire whisk until well blended. On cutting board, mash garlic and salt together with fork to make a paste. Beat into vinegar mixture. Slowly beat in oil until well blended. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 4 When ready to serve, add dressing to vegetable mixture; toss gently to mix. Arrange on large serving platter. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Garnish with fresh fennel tops, if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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