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Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad

 Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad
This recipe was voted a keeper by the whole family the first time I served it years ago. I like to put the beans and seasoning together in the morning, or even the day before, then add the blue cheese right before serving this salad.—Donna Cline, Pensacola, Florida
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups cut fresh green beans
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place green beans in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to
  • a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender;
  • drain. Place the beans in a bowl; refrigerate until chilled.
  • Add the blue cheese, olives, oil, salt and pepper; toss gently to
  • coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 297 calories, 26 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 1,018 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein.