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Green Bean Egg Salad

 Green Bean Egg Salad
"I received this recipe from my mother-in-law, and it's a great alternative to potato salad," says Jane Gysbers of Blaine, Minnesota. Tip: "Cook a large kettle of green beans for supper and use the leftovers the next day to fix this delicious dish," Jane suggests.
4-6 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place beans in a steamer basket. Place in a large saucepan over 1 in.
  • of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. Transfer to a bowl; cool. Add the eggs and onion.
  • In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper.
  • Add to bean mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at
  • least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 265 calories, 25 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 116 mg cholesterol, 487 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.