Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad Recipe

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Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad Recipe
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Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad Recipe

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This recipe was voted a keeper by the whole family the first time I served it years ago. I like to put the beans and seasoning together in the morning, or even the day before, then add the blue cheese right before serving this salad.—Donna Cline, Pensacola, Florida
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups cut fresh green beans
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place green beans in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Place the beans in a bowl; refrigerate until chilled.
Add the blue cheese, olives, oil, salt and pepper; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad in Reminisce September/October 2005, p 49

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 297 calories, 26g fat (9g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 1018mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • 1-1/2 cups cut fresh green beans
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place green beans in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Place the beans in a bowl; refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Add the blue cheese, olives, oil, salt and pepper; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad in Reminisce September/October 2005, p 49

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schlma29 User ID: 1310836 131499
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2010

"I'm on the fence on whether I would make it again. It's one of those recipes that are interesting and different enough to hold my attention but also makes me question how much I like it...I shall see how I feel with the leftovers :)"

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