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Herbed Green Bean Salad

 Herbed Green Bean Salad
Potato, tomato and onion complement the fresh green beans in colorful Green Bean Salad. A subtle oil-and-vinegar dressing lends fresh herb flavor to the mix. The recipe comes from the kitchen of Sarah Maranto of Bakersfield, California.
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium potato, peeled
  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium tomato, cubed
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Place potato in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil;
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain and cool; cut into cubes.
  • Meanwhile, place green beans in a saucepan and cover with water.
  • Bring to a boil; Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or
  • until crisp-tender. drain and cool.
  • In a large serving bowl, combine the beans, potato, tomato and onion.
  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining
  • ingredients; shake well. Pour over the bean mixture; toss to coat.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 cup) equals 120 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 81 mg sodium,

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Herbed Green Bean Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.