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Summer Bean Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by ten2ndepic

Makes 8 servings



Savory is a slightly bitter, minty herb. If you can't find it, increase the amount of thyme to 1 1/2 tablespoons. Scarlett runner peas take a bit longer to cook than other shelled peas, so if you use them, allow a few extra minutes of cooking time before adding the beans.

Recipe Ingredients for Summer Bean Salad

1 1/4 cups fresh peas (such as black-eyed, lima, or scarlett runner; about 3 pounds unshelled)
3/4 pound green beans, trimmed and cut in half crosswise
3/4 pound wax beans, trimmed and cut in half crosswise
1/4 cup minced shallots
3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon dried savory
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced

Recipe Directions for Summer Bean Salad

  1. Cook peas in boiling water 15 minutes.

  2. Add beans; cook 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  3. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain;

  4. place bean mixture in a large bowl.

  5. Combine shallots and remaining ingredients.

  6. Pour over bean mixture; toss well.

  7. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 124.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
77
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
361mg
15%
Potassium
174mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
9.1g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
2.5g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 4% 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
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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