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Crispy Bean Salad with Vinaigrette and Cheese

Crispy Bean Salad with Vinaigrette and Cheese
Total Time:
15 minutes
Active Time:
15 minutes


1 (8-oz) package French green beans
1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette
1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring 1 quart of water to boil. Add green beans to water; boil 3–4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain beans and immediately place in bowl with 1 cup ice cubes and 1 cup water; let stand 3–4 minutes to shock (stop the cooking process).
  2. Drain beans thoroughly and pat dry, then toss with vinaigrette. Top with tomatoes and cheese.

Other Preparation Method

Sauté: Cook beans following package instructions. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place 1 tablespoon olive oil in pan, then add beans, salt, and pepper; cook and stir 2–3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Top with cooked bacon pieces.

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Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 130kcal; FAT 11g; SAT FAT 2g; TRANS FAT 0g; CHOL 5mg; SODIUM 440mg; CARB 8g; FIBER 2g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 3g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 15%; CALC 8%; IRON 2%

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