Balsamic Green Bean Salad

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Course All Recipes, Salad, Sides
Cuisine All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 6
Calories 146 kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans trimmed and cut to 3-inch long pieces
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 TBSP olive oil
  • 2 TBSP balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the green beans and blanch for 2-3 minutes. The beans should be just barely cooked through and still crisp. Prepare a large bowl of ice water while the beans are cooking. Remove beans from hot water and place into ice bath to stop the cooking. Drain.
  • Place the green beans and red onion in a large bowl. Toss in the olive oil to coat. Sprinkle in the balsamic and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Top with chopped walnuts to serve.



Calories: 146kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 3gFat: 11gSodium: 58mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3g
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