Green Bean Salad with Walnuts

Green Bean Salad with Walnuts
Total Time
15 Mins
Serves
4
Meal
Course

DESCRIPTION

Quick, easy, delicious, healthy food…here’s an example of a side dish with walnuts that makes a side of green beans a special treat.

Total Time

Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
65 cal
Total Fat
5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
3 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
35 mg
Carbohydrates
5 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
2 g

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons California walnuts, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons walnut oil (or olive oil)
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, fresh, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Bring a large pot of water with a steamer basket to a boil, add green beans and steam for 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. Toast the walnuts in a small dry skillet over a medium heat until they become fragrant, about 2 minutes, and then transfer them to a small bowl. Add the parsley and onion to the walnuts and stir to combine.
  3. In another small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar and mustard.
  4. Toss the dressing with the green beans, top with the walnut mixture and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve warm or at room temperature.