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Red Potatoes with Beans

 Red Potatoes with Beans
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
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • Place the beans and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and
  • microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until tender.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup (prepared with fat-free Italian salad dressing) equals 49 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 220 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.