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Beans 'n' Greens

Beans 'n' Greens

"Tasty and a snap to make, this side dish is a guaranteed salad bar star. The tangy marinade dresses up the green beans, spinach and lettuce nicely. I keep the recipe at the front of my easy-to-make file. -Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas"
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25 m servings
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  1. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients; shake well. Pour over green beans; toss to coat. let stand for 15 minutes. Just before serving, drain beans, reserving the marinade.
  2. In a salad bowl, combine the beans, lettuce, spinach and Swiss cheese. Drizzle with the reserved marinade and toss to coat. Serve with a slotted spoon.

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Yum! I used fresh steamed green beans because they taste so much better than canned. Next time I would add either almond slivers or freshly made croutons though.

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the dressing tasted MUCH too strongly of olive oil. the only thing good about this salad was the swiss cheese. i took it to a family meal and i got "it's ok" and "well...i don't HATE it..." need...

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Yum! I used fresh steamed green beans because they taste so much better than canned. Next time I would add either almond slivers or freshly made croutons though.

This was great though I did modify the recipe to fit what I had on hand. I used fresh green beans (about 4 big handfuls) which I boiled for 3-4 min til they were a tender but still quite crunchy...

This was a tasty side dish and the family enjoyed it. Thanks!

Delightful! The combination of ingredients was so unusual that I HAD to try this and was pleasantly surprised. I served this with Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers from this site and the comina...

This is really delicious! I would never have thought to combine these ingredients, but they really work. My husband hates canned green beans but he ate this salad up. My mother in law ate the...

the dressing tasted MUCH too strongly of olive oil. the only thing good about this salad was the swiss cheese. i took it to a family meal and i got "it's ok" and "well...i don't HATE it..." need...

I brought this to a pool party/cookout today. Everyone raved about how good it is. A very easy salad & dressing to make and absolutely delicious!

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