Green Bean Salad with Oranges, Cranberries & Almonds

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VEGAN RECIPE
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes
Chill time: at least 1 hour


INGREDIENTS

Salad:

  • 2 lbs. fresh green beans, stem ends trimmed

  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced, quartered red onion

  • 1 large navel orange

  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

  • 3/4 cup Mariani Slivered Almonds, toasted

  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Creamy Almond Citrus Vinaigrette:

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/3 cup orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons Mariani Slivered Almonds

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Bring a large pot or very large skillet of water to a boil.

  2. Add green beans and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water, or remove with a slotted spoon to a bowl of ice water. Drain well and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until well chilled.

  3. To prepare vinaigrette, puree all ingredients in a small blender until smooth and creamy. Remove peel from orange by cutting off both ends, then place cut side down on a board and carefully cut away the rest of the peel. Cut each orange in half and slice 1/2-inch thick.

  4. Toss green beans with dressing and place on a platter.

  5. Top with orange slices, dried cranberries and almonds.

  6. Season with pepper to taste.


Nutritional analysis per serving:

Calories: 140, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA: 6.77, PUFA: 1.29, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 85mg, Potassium: 242mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 8g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 10%, Vitamin C: 35%, Calcium: 6%, Iron: 6%


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Green Bean Salad with Oranges, Cranberries & Almonds

VEGAN RECIPE

prep time: 20 minscook time: 3 minschill time: 1 hour

total time: 1 hour 23 mins

ingredients:

Salad:
  • 2 lbs. fresh green beans, stem ends trimmed
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced, quartered red onion
  • 1 large navel orange
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup Mariani Slivered Almonds, toasted
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
Creamy Almond Citrus Vinaigrette:
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons Mariani Slivered Almonds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

instructions

  1. Bring a large pot or very large skillet of water to a boil. 
  2. Add green beans and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water, or remove with a slotted spoon to a bowl of ice water. Drain well and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until well chilled. 
  3. To prepare vinaigrette, puree all ingredients in a small blender until smooth and creamy. Remove peel from orange by cutting off both ends, then place cut side down on a board and carefully cut away the rest of the peel. Cut each orange in half and slice 1/2-inch thick. 
  4. Toss green beans with dressing and place on a platter. 
  5. Top with orange slices, dried cranberries and almonds. 
  6. Season with pepper to taste.

Calories

140

Fat

9g

Sat. Fat

1g

Carbs

13g

Protein

3g

Sugar

8g

Trans Fat

0g

Cholesterol

0mg

Sodium

85mg

Potassium

242mg

Fiber

3g

Vitamin A

10%

Vitamin C

35%

Calcium

6%

Iron

6%

MUFA

6.77

PUFA

1.29
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