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Red Potatoes with Beans

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"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"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place the beans and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or until tender. Drain beans and potatoes; place in a bowl. Add onion and dressing; toss to coat.


  • Nutritional Analysis: 3/4 cup (prepared with fat-free Italian 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: 2 vegetable.


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I tweaked this a little. I did boil the potatoes until slightly tender. I made the Simple Sicilian Salad Dressing. I put the potatoes, beans, & red onion in a casserole dish, then poured the dre...

Such a good recipe and such a simple blend of flavors! I mean, really, there are only 4 ingredients to this... how much easier could you get? But, what makes this so good is that 4 ingredients i...

This was really good. I added a bit of shredded cheese. Served it with 'Italian Roast Beef 1' found on this site for a great Valentine's Day meal.

This is a good, quick, easy to make, side dish. I may go a little lighter on the dressing next time. My husband really liked it.

I have not tried it the way it is listed but I did have ever take fresh green beans and fresh red potatoes and steam them slightly in glad steamfresh bag in the microwave(amazing little bags for...

We thought this recipe was very good. I bought some fresh red potatoes and green beans from a road side vendor and was trying to come up with something different to do with them. This really h...

I love this recipe. I've made it in the past using canned green beans which didn't work out well. Today I used my bamboo steamer for my fresh green beans and the recipe turned out perfect. Th...

My husband made this for v-day as a side and it was awesome! I was in love

This was great. So very easy and it tasted great, even though I used fat free italian dressing.