Red Potatoes with Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Apr. 13, 2023
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
Red Potatoes with Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook until tender, 10-15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place green beans and water to cover them in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high until tender, 6-8 minutes. Drain potatoes and beans; place in a bowl. Add onion and dressing; toss to coat.
Microwave-1,100 watt
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 138 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 212mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.