Red Potato and Green Bean Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy red potato and green bean salad recipe? Learn how to make red potato and green bean salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by amymuch

Makes 4 servings



haven't tried yet, from whatscookingamerica.net

Recipe Ingredients for red potato and green bean salad

1 1/2 lb red potatoes
3/4 lb green beans
1 small onion
1/4 cup basil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp dijon mustard

Recipe Directions for red potato and green bean salad

  1. Prepare Balsamic Vinaigrette. In a large pot over medium-high heat, steam potatoes until tender. Remove from heat and let cool; cut into quarters.

  2. In a pot of boiling salted water, cook green beans approximately 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp tender. Remove from heat and drain. Transfer bean to a bowl of ice water and let cool. When cool, drain and cut beans in half.

  3. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, green beans, sweet onion, and basil. Add Balsamic Vinaigrette and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. NOTE: This salad will hold for several days and improves in flavor. You can serve the salad chilled or at room temperature.

  5. Makes 4 servings.

  6. BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE:

  7. 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

  8. 1 clove garlic, minced

  9. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  10. Dash of Worcestershire sauce or to taste

  11. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  12. 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  13. Coarse salt

  14. Coarsely ground black pepper

  15. In a small bowl or jar, whisk together balsamic vinegar, garlic, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, and Dijon mustard. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. To use, bring to room temperature.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 319.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
127
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.1g
22%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
101mg
4%
Potassium
1028mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
37.3g
12%
Dietary Fiber
6.4g
26%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
5.3g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 88%
Calcium 7% Iron 14%
* 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
  • Low in sodium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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