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Green Bean Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Green Bean Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


  • 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


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.

carbo rating: 5

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 89
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 5.2g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 4.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 256mg
  • Calcium: 79mg

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