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Mexican Green Bean Salad Recipe Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Green Bean Salad Recipe recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Green Bean Salad Recipe using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jpdh

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Green Bean Salad Recipe

1 lb fresh green beans, strings removed, ends snapped off, cut in half into about 1 1/2 inch length pieces
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp lime juice or white vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano (Mexican oregano if you can get it)
3/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/3 cup canned jalapeņo peppers, sliced
1/3 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup fresh cheese
200 gram avocado
100 gram tomato

Recipe Directions for Mexican Green Bean Salad Recipe

  1. 1 Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add the beans and simmer until just crisp tender, about 5 minutes. Drain the beans and run cold water over them to cool them quickly. Drain completely.

  2. 2 Place beans in a large bowl. Gently mix in the the lime juice or vinegar, olive oil, 1/4 cup onion, sliced pickled jalapeņos, sea salt, oregano and cilantro. Let sit for half an hour.

  3. 3 When ready to serve, gently mix in the chopped red onion and cotija cheese. Serve the avocado slices and tomato wedges on the side or mixed into the salad.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 241.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
219
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.6g
24%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
336mg
14%
Potassium
621mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
16.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
8.1g
32%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
7.2g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 16% Iron 10%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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