Asian Green Bean Salad

Number of Servings: 8 (139g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Asian Green Bean Salad

This is a light and fresh salad that makes for a simple and healthful brown-bag lunch at work or school. Snow peas can be substituted for the beans. Garnish with a cilantro sprig.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:

    • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
    • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
    • 2 Tbsp. dark sesame oil
    • 2 Tbsp. grated ginger
    • ½ tsp. sugar
    • ¼ tsp. pepper
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 jalapeño, finely chopped

    Salad:

    • 3 oz. linguine
    • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
    • 2 cups sliced celery
    • 1 cup thinly sliced bell pepper
    • ½ cup sliced green onions
    • ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding beans during last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse immediately under cold water until cooled.
  3. Gently stir in remaining vegetables. Toss with dressing to serve.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 139g

Amount per serving
Calories 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 10g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 46.2mg 4%
Iron 1.4mg 6%
Potassium 310mg 6%
Vitamin A 50.6mcg 6%
Vitamin C 26.5mg 30%
Vitamin E 0.7mg 6%
Vitamin K 49.7mcg 40%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.2mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 85mcg 21%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 7.9mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 70.6mg 6%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 32.7mg 8%
Zinc 0.5mg 0%
Selenium 7.5mcg 15%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.9mcg 10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Green Beans, Celery, Bell Pepper, Linguine (wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Low Sodium Soy Sauce (water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Lactic Acid, Sodium Benzoate: Less Than 1/10th Of 1% As A Preservative), Rice Vinegar, Green Onion, Sesame Oil, Jalapeno Pepper, Ginger, Garlic, Cilantro, Sugar, Black Pepper.

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