Steam green beans then toss with plenty of fresh mint, sliced almonds, and a super-simple red wine vinaigrette for a refreshing twist on the picnic favorite three-bean salad.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Make-Ahead Green Bean Salad

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Directions

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  • Steam green beans 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Top with almonds and mint. Drizzle with Mom’s Vinaigrette.

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Tips

Refrigerate cooked green beans in an airtight container up to 3 days. Dress before serving.

Nutrition Facts (Make-Ahead Green Bean Salad)

122 calories; 10 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 26 mg sodium. 237 mg potassium; 7 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 703 IU vitamin a; 11 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 33 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 53 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Mom's Vinaigrette

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  • In a small bowl whisk together vinegar, mustard, and garlic. While whisking, slowly add the olive oil until the vinaigrette is emulsified. Season with salt and pepper. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts (Mom's Vinaigrette)

81 calories; 9 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 27 mg sodium. 3 mg potassium; 0 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 0 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 1 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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