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Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad

 Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad
Your tailgate crowd will love this bright, tasty salad from Stasha Wampler of Clinchport, Virginia. It's easy to make and take.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cut fresh green beans (2-inch pieces)
  • 6 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 block (8 ounces) mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place beans in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil; cook, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain
  • and rinse in cold water.
  • Place beans in a large salad bowl. Add the remaining ingredients;
  • gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before
  • serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 153 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 438 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.