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green bean salad
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5 from 3 votes

Simple Cold Green Beans Salad

A delicious and refreshing cold green bean salad made with fresh green beans. Very simple to make and perfect as a healthy picnic or barbecue side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salads
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 76kcal


  • 1 pound green beans
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 3 to matoes I used Roma
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese


  • Wash green beans, drain, and snap off ends. Fill a saucepan with water.2, Heat water until boiling3. Place beans in boiling water 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from heat immediately,and drain beans with a colander.
  • Rinse with cold water and drain.
  • Pat beans dry with a paper towel.
  • Make the salad dressing in a separate bowl.
  • Toss warm dressing into green beans and chill in the refrigerator.
  • Top with cheese before serving.


Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 464mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1600IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg