Green Bean Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Basil


Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 259 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz fresh green beans
  • 1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp shallots chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped

For the balsamic vinaigrette

  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Steam your green beans (check this link for different cooking methods) and let them cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare vinaigrette. In a small bowl, mix together mustard, vinegar and oil.
  3. In a plate or small salad bowl, combine green beans, sun dried tomatoes, shallots, basil.
  4. Drizzle with vinaigrette, season with salt and pepper and serve.

Recipe Notes

I eat this salad for lunch or dinner as a main, but you could also serve it as a side. In that case, the serving size would be smaller.

Nutrition Facts
Green Bean Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Basil
Amount Per Serving (1 salad)
Calories 259 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 135mg 6%
Potassium 1735mg 50%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 22g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 43.3%
Vitamin C 52.1%
Calcium 12.4%
Iron 31.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.