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French Bean Salad Recipe

French Bean Salad Recipe

Penni Barringer jazzes up frozen green beans with onion, bacon and bottled salad dressing for a cool dish that's as big on flavor as it is on convenience. "I created this recipe after trying a similar salad at a restaurant," explains the Rosalia, Washington reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:3 servings


  • 2 cups frozen French-style green beans, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup ranch salad dressing


  • 1. In a serving bowl, combine the beans, onion and bacon; stir in dressing. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 172 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 266 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.