May 21 2008

Green Bean and Potato Salad

Published by at 10:58 am under Sides

Green Bean and Potato Salad

Ingredients: Serves 4
1/2 lbs green beans
4 small potatoes
1/2 red bell pepper
1/2 yellow bell pepper
1/2 large onion
1 grilled chicken breast (optional)
2 tsp canola oil
Salt & Pepper

For the Dressing:
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp honey
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Parboil the potatoes and cut them into 1 inch cubes. Clean, trim and cut the green beans into 2 inch pieces. Steam the green beans for about 5 minutes. Slice the onion and bell peppers into 2 inch strips. In a large skillet heat the canola oil on high heat. Add the potatoes, onions and peppers. Saute for about 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper. Dice the chicken into 1 inch cubes and add it to the skillet. Turn off the heat and allow the mixture to cool.

Meanwhile prepare the dressing. In a small bowl add the mustard, garlic powder, honey and vinegar. Mix all the ingredients well. Stream in the olive oil while stirring continuously.

In a large bowl, add the green beans and season with salt and pepper. Add the potato, bell pepper and chicken mixture. Pour the dressing on top and toss well.

This salad can be served hot or cold

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