This cold bean salad is low in calories and sodium.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
chill:
2 hrs
cook:
10 mins
total:
2 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan cook green beans and wax beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and immerse in a large bowl half-filled with ice water. Drain again. Return beans to bowl; cover and refrigerate until serving.

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  • Meanwhile, for salad dressing, in a screw-top jar combine vinegar, olive oil, sugar, ginger, curry powder, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Cover; shake well. Refrigerate until serving.

  • To serve, pour salad dressing over beans. Toss gently to coat. Serve immediately. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

60 calories; fat 4g; carbohydrates 7g; mono fat 3g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 2g; protein 2g; vitamin a 291.5IU; vitamin c 10mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 20.2mcg; sodium 78mg; potassium 163mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.9mg.
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