"I enjoy serving this as a side dish in the summer because it's light and refreshing, and only takes a few minutes to whip up. I garnish it with extra mint before serving." CL Reader

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2002


Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Steam green beans, covered, 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse green beans with cold water; drain. Combine green beans, kidney beans, onion, and mint in a medium bowl.

  • Combine balsamic vinegar and next 6 ingredients (balsamic vinegar through garlic powder), stirring with a whisk. Pour vinaigrette over green bean mixture, and toss well. Chill for 1 hour. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 3.5g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 2.3g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 4.9g; carbohydrates 17.2g; fiber 6.9g; cholesterolmg; iron 1mg; sodium 97mg; calcium 38mg.