Green Bean Composed Salad

Author: Canadian Living

A salade composée— arranged rather than tossed — is an attractive way to serve beans. The hard-cooked eggs, tomatoes and black olives that surround the dressed green beans are perfect flavour and colour complements.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2003

Ingredients

  • 1 lb green bean cooked
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs
  • 1/3 cup black olive
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Method

Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together oil, parsley, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper.

In separate bowl, toss beans with half of the dressing; arrange in centre of serving platter or bowl. Cut each tomato into 6 wedges and each egg into quarters; arrange around beans. Drizzle remaining dressing over top. Sprinkle with olives.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 508 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 213.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 93 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 24.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 32.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
Share X
Food

Green Bean Composed Salad

Login