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Green Bean and Walnut Salad Recipe
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Green Bean and Walnut Salad Recipe

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Cranberries make this side dish delightfully Christmasy. Everyone will love the crunchy walnuts, too. —Deborah Giusti, Hot Springs, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • VINAIGRETTE:
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 152 calories, 12 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 fat.

Directions

  1. Place beans in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 4-7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the beans, walnuts and cranberries. In a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients. Pour over bean mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Toss before serving. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean and Walnut Salad in Taste of Home November 2011, p36

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 152 calories, 12 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 fat.

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Reviewed Apr. 24, 2014

Want to try this recipe except my fiancé doesn't like walnuts. I'll have to substitute for pecans or almonds. Looks like a delicious recipe though.

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Reviewed Nov. 23, 2011

Made this one time for a party. Rave reviews! Easy and tasty.

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