Green Bean & Potato Salad Recipe

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Green Bean & Potato Salad Recipe
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Green Bean & Potato Salad Recipe

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For family reunions, my mom would make everybody's favorite green bean and potato salad. Now I'm the one who brings it. —Connie Dicavoli, Shawnee, Kansas
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds red potatoes (about 6 medium), cubed
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint, optional
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place potatoes in a 6-qt. stockpot; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender, adding green beans during the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain.
Transfer potatoes and green beans to a large bowl; add onion and, if desired, mint. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until blended. Pour over potato mixture; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean & Potato Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2015

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 183 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

  • 2 pounds red potatoes (about 6 medium), cubed
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint, optional
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place potatoes in a 6-qt. stockpot; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender, adding green beans during the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain.
  2. Transfer potatoes and green beans to a large bowl; add onion and, if desired, mint. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until blended. Pour over potato mixture; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean & Potato Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2015

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aug2295 User ID: 4631582 231264
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2015

"I liked the green beans in this,since it made the starch and veggie together so no extra dishes to make. Ithought the dressing was tasty but this needed something to add a wow factor."

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