Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil, & Black Olives Recipe

Looking for an easy Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil, & Black Olives recipe? Learn how to make Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil, & Black Olives using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kneicesby

Makes 4 servings



From "The Essential Eating Well Cookbook" -- basically, I halved the recipe. I think this would be nice with a little feta cheese added.

Recipe Ingredients for Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil, & Black Olives

16 oz Beans, Snap, Green
1 ear, medium (6-3/4" to 7-1/2" long) yields Corn, Sweet, Yellow
0.3 medium raw Bell Pepper Red
0.5 medium raw Onion Red
15 olives Mediterranean Specialties Gourmet Black Olives
0.2 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
2 tbsp Olive Oil
2 tbsp Vinegar Balsamic
3 wedge yields Lemon Juice
1 clove Garlic
1 serving Marie Sharp's Grapefruit Pulp Habanero Pepper Sauce
2 dash Pepper, Black
1/4 tsp Salt

Recipe Directions for Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil, & Black Olives

Put a large pot of water on to oil. Trim and cut the green beans then blanche them 1-2 minutes, until crisp-tender. Remove with a slotted spoon and plunge into ice water. Transfer to a large bow. Return the water to a boil. Add corn and blanche for about 3 minutes. Drain and plunge into cold water. Cut the kernels off the cobs. Add the born to the beans in the bowl. Add minced bell pepper, chopped onion, minced olives, chopped basil, minced garlic, oil, vinegar, and lemon juice. Toss well to mix. Season with hot sauce, salt, and pepper to taste.
Categories

Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 202.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
168
Calories from Fat
97
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.8g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
318mg
13%
Potassium
347mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
17.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* 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
88% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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