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Green Bean Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Here's your salad and your side all in one dish. This blue cheese and green bean combo is delicious served with the Beef Tenderloin au Poivre.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups trimmed and halved green beans (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 slices 40%-less-fat bacon (such as Gwaltney), cooked and crumbled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 89
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 5.2 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4.3 g
  • carbohydrate 7 g
  • fiber 2.2 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 256 mg
  • calcium 79 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.

  2. Steam green beans, covered, 14 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse with cold water. Drain well, and pat dry with paper towels.

  3. Combine beans and onion in a large bowl; add dressing, and stir gently. Sprinkle evenly with crumbled bacon.

  4. carbo rating: 5

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