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Fresh Green Bean Salad

Rated as 3.78 out of 5 Stars

"This is a crisp, fresh-vegetable salad with a simple oil-and-vinegar dressing."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 68 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook beans in boiling water until bright green and slightly tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain green beans and plunge into ice water until cold; drain.
  2. Toss green beans, radishes, and cucumbers together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk olive oil and vinegar together in a small bowl until the oil emulsifies into the vinegar; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 68 calories; 2 g fat; 12.3 g carbohydrates; 2.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 13 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This salad's simplicity allows the fresh vegetables to be the star. The recipe didn't say what type vinegar to use, so I used white balsamic and added some fresh dill which always partners well...

Most helpful critical review

I am rating this according to the original recipe, which I did not care for. Just as others have said in their reviews this was lacking the flavoring of the vinegar when made as stated. I then t...

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This salad's simplicity allows the fresh vegetables to be the star. The recipe didn't say what type vinegar to use, so I used white balsamic and added some fresh dill which always partners well...

This is really good, with a little tweak. Well, that is, if you are like me, you need to add a bit of stevia or sweetener-of-choice in order to enjoy it. Then, let the concoction marinate for ...

I am rating this according to the original recipe, which I did not care for. Just as others have said in their reviews this was lacking the flavoring of the vinegar when made as stated. I then t...

Easy to make, colourful and tasty

I made it and loved it, I added red and yellow pepper, red onion, chopped garlic, and used garlic wine vinegar also added pine nuts, it was very good and it will be a staple in my household

I've been trying to make different side dishes this summer that aren't our usual norm. At first, my adult son was apprehensive but when I asked if he liked, HE LOVED IT and wants it again. The...

This was a pretty and crunchy salad, but the dressing didn't add much flavor. It needs more vinegar, maybe a white or red wine vinegar, and some herbs to spruce it up.

A nice, pretty, simple salad. Didn't have radishes, so I subbed red bell pepper. Also added a tiny bit of sesame oil and teaspoon of sesame seeds. Next time I'll do it exactly per the recipe ...

If I make this again I will definitely add more vinegar and oil. It was not enough and needed more flavor.