Chilled Green Beans Italiano
Chopped red onion contrasts nicely with the colorful green beans in this unique vegetable salad.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1/2 cup chopped red onion
- 4 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse with cold water; drain and pat dry. Place in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 44 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 182mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Chilled Green Beans Italiano in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2004