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Mediterranean Fennel Salad

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Mediterranean Fennel Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 10
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Veggie lovers! Get a load of a colorful, crunchy and fresh salad.
Updated Sep 23, 2008

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 bag (22 oz) 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

Steps

  • 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

170 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
4g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
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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