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Green Bean and Red Potato Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Green Bean and Red Potato Salad recipe? Learn how to make Green Bean and Red Potato Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by newgirl11

Makes 4 servings



Although available year round, now is the time to get the best fresh, crisp green beans. This recipe also features new red potatoes, fresh from local gardens this time of year as well. Add a few fresh herbs, and this tasty, easy salad can be served warm or cold -- a great accompaniment to grilled chicken or fish.

Recipe Ingredients for Green Bean and Red Potato Salad

1 pound red potatoes, quartered
1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut in half
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon chopped chives
2 teaspoons chopped tarragon
1 tablespoon chopped basil

Recipe Directions for Green Bean and Red Potato Salad

Boil or steam potatoes until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain well. Steam or microwave green beans until crisp-tender (4- 5 minutes). Drain well. Meanwhile in a large bowl, combine oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and chopped onions. Add warm potatoes and green beans to oil-lemon mixture and toss. Add chopped herbs and lightly toss. Serve warm, or refrigerate and serve cold.
Categories

Vegetables, Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 251.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
212
Calories from Fat
94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.4g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
14mg
1%
Potassium
784mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
27.5g
9%
Dietary Fiber
5.9g
24%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
4.3g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 76%
Calcium 6% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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