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Provencal Bean Salad Recipe

Provencal Bean Salad Recipe

Lightly coated in reduced-fat tarragon mayonnaise, this refreshing three-bean salad perks up summer meals. Every bite bursts with flavor. —Suzanne Banfield, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 3/4 pound fresh wax beans, trimmed
  • 1 pound grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup pitted Greek olives
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add green and wax beans; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place beans in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • 2. Place the beans, tomatoes, kidney beans and olives in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients; pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 102 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 321mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat

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jmps3
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2011

"It's delicious!! I cooked the beans longer than the recipe states, until they were about half done. It helps to let the salad sit in the refrigerator for an hour or so to let the flavors meld. This dish was a big hit!"

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