Green Bean and Plum Tomato Salad

Green Bean and Plum Tomato Salad
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Recipe type: Salads
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Serves: 6
 
An easy and really different vegetable salad. Low calorie; Low cholesterol.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb young green beans, trimmed
  • 8 small plum tomatoes (about 1 lb)
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • Dressing Ingredients:
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan of boiling salted water, cook beans for 3 to 5 minutes or until just tender-crisp. Drain and rinse under cold water to chill; drain well. Pat dry with paper towels or wrap in a clean dry towel.
  2. Cut plum tomatoes in half lengthwise; using a small spoon, scoop out centers. Cut each piece again in half lengthwise; place in a bowl.
  3. Just before serving, combine beans, tomatoes and green onions in a serving bowl.
  4. Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir in parsley. Pour dressing over salad and toss well.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 128 Fat: 10g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 10g Sodium: 150mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg