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Garden Three-Bean Salad with Fresh French Dressing

Makes: 8 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Garden Three-Bean Salad with Fresh French Dressing
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  green beans, trim if desired
  • 2  cups  frozen shelled sweet soybeans (edamame), thawed
  • 8  cups  salad greens
  • 1  cup  canned white beans such as cannellini, thoroughly rinsed and drained
  • 1  cup  radishes, quartered and/or sliced
  • 1  recipe Fresh French Dressing (recipe below)
Directions

1. 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.

2. 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
Ingredients
  • 2  medium tomatoes, halved and seeded
  • 2 - 3  tablespoons  red wine vinegar
  • 1/4  cup  olive oil
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh tarragon
  • 2  tablespoons  tomato paste
  • 2  teaspoons  Dijon mustard
  •  salt and pepper
Directions

1. 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 175,
  • Fat, total (g) 9,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 18,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 5,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 7,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 2430,
  • vit. C (mg) 17,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 161,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 380,
  • Potassium (mg) 531,
  • calcium (mg) 101,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Nutrition Facts (Fresh French Dressing)
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  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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