Green Bean and Potato Salad

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Recipe serves 8
A perfect, light side dish for a picnic or summer barbecue!

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Steps

1. Steam green beans until crisp tender.

2. Place the beans, potatoes and scallions in a medium bowl.

3. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a jar and shake.

4. Pour dressing over salad. Toss gently to mix the ingredients well.

5. Cover the salad and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

6. Enjoy!

Notes

Ingredients

Salad:

1 pound green beans, cut into 2 pieces

12-16 small red potatoes, diced and boiled

2 scallions (green onions), chopped

Dressing:

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp apple cider or red wine vinegar

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 small onion, thinly sliced

1/2 tsp oregano

Materials

Pot, mixing bowl, mixing spoon, knife, jar or covered container

More About Green Bean

How to Select

Choose green beans with long pods that are firm, plump, and shiny. Beans should snap easily when bent. Avoid green beans that feel too soft. One pound of beans makes about four servings.

How to Store

Store in the refrigerator in a plastic bag and use within 3-5 days. Beans can also be blanched for 3 minutes, cooled and frozen for preservation.

How to Prepare

Steam in water until tender-crisp, prepare on stovetop or microwave or add them directly to soups, stews or other recipes.