Roasted Red Pepper & Green Bean Salad

Number of Servings: 8 (111 G)
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Roasted Red Pepper and Green Bean Salad

Most of the salty flavor in this recipe comes from good olives, so be sure to pick something you love when you’re shopping for ingredients. The green beans continue to soak up the brine, melding with the sweetness of the red peppers and the tart, oily olive–if you have the option, make this recipe a day or two before you plan to serve it. Enjoy the colorful array of vegetables adorning your table…and the way the kids dig into their beans with relish.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. small green beans, trimmed
  • 1 jar (10 oz.) whole roasted red peppers, drained and cut into strips
  • 2 med. shallots, peeled and sliced thinly into rings
  • 1/2 c. Kalamata olives, pitted

    Vinaigrette:

    • 3 T. olive oil
    • 2 T. red wine vinegar
    • 1 t. Dijon mustard
    • 1 clove garlic, chopped
    • 1/4 t. dried oregano
    • 1/8 t. black pepper
    • pinch of salt
    • pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions

1.  In a large pot of boiling water, cook green beans until they are bright green and still very crisp, about 2 minutes. Transfer the beans to a large bowl of ice water to preserve their color. Drain the beans after 3 minutes and set aside.

2.  Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients.

3.  Lightly toss the cooked and chilled beans, pepper strips, shallots, olives, and dressing. Serve cold.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 111G

Amount per serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 295mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 26.1mg 2%
Iron 0.8mg 6%
Potassium 155mg 4%
Vitamin A 19.6mcg 2%
Vitamin C 20.1mcg 20%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 27.8mcg 25%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 0.7mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 22mcg 6%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.6mcg 4%
Chloride 5.1mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 28.2mg 2%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 16.6mg 4%
Zinc 0.2mg 0%
Selenium 0.5mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 0%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3.3mcg 6%

* 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, Red Sweet Fire Roasted Peppers (red Peppers, Water, Citric Acid And Calcium Chloride), Shallots, Pitted Kalamata Olives (kalamata Olives, Water, Red Wine Vinegar, Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil), Olive Oil, Red Wine Vinegar, Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seed, Mustard Flour, Vinegar, Salt, White Wine, Citric Acid, Tumeric, Spices), Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper, Oregano.

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