Red Potatoes with Beans Recipe
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Red Potatoes with Beans Recipe

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You can serve this homey blend of fresh green beans, potato wedges and chopped red onion hot or cold. Either way, this easy side dish makes a pleasing accompaniment to Mom's meat loaf or almost any other meat. -Daria Burcar Rochester, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1-1/3 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 6 small red potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 49 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 220mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.


  1. Place the beans and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain beans and potatoes; place in a bowl. Add onion and dressing; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Red Potatoes with Beans in Taste of Home February/March 2005, p36

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pamsterhamster User ID: 2978210 130283
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

"Great dish by itself too."

[email protected] User ID: 1202636 64126
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2013

"The Italian dressing pulls it all together!"

aubsmc User ID: 4410313 78975
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2011

"Very good! I think it tastes better cold and eaten the next day. I make this often in the summer."

MicheleBapst User ID: 3493640 66233
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"Very good recipe! Complimented our steaks well. Thank you for sharing!"

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