Tangy Steamed Green Bean Salad

Tangy Steamed Green Bean Salad

Make the most of green bean season with this simple salad! Crisp steamed beans are complemented by red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, green onions, and cherry tomatoes for a satisfying side.
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Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
7 minutes.


4 servings

Serving size:
1 cup

Steam green beans in a steamer (or use a steaming basket in saucepan) for about 5 minutes until bright green and still slightly crisp. Immediately rinse under cold running water, until cool to the touch. Drain. Place in a serving dish. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, mustard, water, and garlic powder with a small whisk or spoon. Pour over green beans. Add green onions and tomatoes, toss well, and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 123 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 62 mg, Fiber: 5 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.

Kathleen Stanley is a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.



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