Potato and Green Bean Salad

This Potato and Green Bean Salad is perfect for potlucks, a great side dish salad to serve along with anything you’re grilling!

This Potato and Green Bean Salad is perfect for potlucks, a great side dish salad to serve along with anything you're grilling!
Potato and Green Bean Salad

It has no mayo, instead it’s made with extra olive oil and good balsamic vinegar, which really makes a difference in the flavor.

It’s best served at room temperature rather than chilling it like most potato salads.

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Potato and Green Bean Salad

This Potato and Green Bean Salad is perfect for potlucks, a great side dish salad to serve along with anything you’re grilling!

Ingredients:

  • 3 1/2 pounds new potatoes (about 10) peeled and cut 1-inch pieces
  • 1 lb string beans beans, ends trimmed
  • 1 (2.25 oz) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt and fresh black pepper

Directions:

  1. Cook potatoes in a large pot of salted water until tender, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  2. In a second pot, cover string beans with water and boil until string beans are tender, 6 to 7 minutes. Drain then quickly run under cold water to prevent them from overcooking.
  3. When the potatoes are done, drain.
  4. In a large bowl, combine balsamic, oil, salt and pepper.
  5. Add the potatoes, green beans, scallions and olives. Mix well and serve room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12 servings, Serving Size: generous 3/4 cup

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 5
  • Points +: 4
  • Calories: 153 calories
  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 1787.5mg
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Protein: 3g
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