Garden Three-Bean Salad with Fresh French Dressing
cups green beans, trim if desired
cups frozen shelled sweet soybeans (edamame), thawed
cups salad greens
cup canned white beans such as cannellini, thoroughly rinsed and drained
cup radishes, quartered and/or sliced
recipe Fresh French Dressing (recipe below)
- In a microwave-safe bowl combine green beans with 1/4 cup water and 1 tsp. salt. Toss to distribute salt among beans. Microcook, uncovered, on 100 percent power (high) for 3 to 5 minutes or until just tender. Set aside and allow to cool.
- Place salad greens in a large salad bowl; add green beans, edamame, and white beans. Add about half the dressing. Sprinkle with pepper and toss gently. Pass remaining dressing. Makes 8 servings.
Fresh French Dressing
medium tomatoes, halved and seeded
tablespoons red wine vinegar
cup olive oil
tablespoons snipped fresh tarragon
tablespoons tomato paste
teaspoons Dijon mustard
salt and pepper
- In a blender combine tomatoes, vinegar, olive oil, tarragon, tomato paste, and mustard. Cover and process until thoroughly blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Tomatoes vary in juiciness, if dressing is too thin, blend in additional tomato paste, 1 teaspoon at a time. Refrigerate until serving time.
Nutrition Facts(Garden Three-Bean Salad with Fresh French Dressing)
- Per serving:
- 175 kcal cal.,
- 9 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 5 g monounsatured fat),
- 380 mg sodium,
- 18 g carb.,
- 7 g fiber,
- 4 g sugar,
- 8 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet