Green Bean Salad

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Expecting company? Put together a flavorful side dish for dinner guests with a Green Bean Salad from Marzetti.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup, crushed New York Bakery Texas Toast Asiago Cheese Croutons
  • 1/2 cup Simply Dressed Champagne Salad Dressing
  • 8 oz fresh green beans ( or mixture of green and wax beans), snapped
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 cup canned kidney beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts

Directions:

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil; blanch beans for 5 to 8 minutes or just until tender.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water. Cut beans into 2 inch pieces.
  3. Place beans, tomatoes, onion, kidney beans, pine nuts, dressing and New York Bakery Texas Toast Asiago Cheese Croutons in a mixing bowl; toss gently and serve.

Pairing Suggestion: Mark West Pinot Noir

 

(image & recipe via Marzetti)

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