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    Green Bean Salad With Apricot Vinaigrette

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

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    lazyme's Note:

    From Bon Appetit, this is a nice salad for company because most of it can be prepared the day before.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 11 1/2 ounces apricot nectar, should read apricot-pineapple nectar
    • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
    • 1/4 cup dried apricot, chopped
    • 1 1/4 lbs green beans, trimmed
    • 5 ounces mixed baby greens
    • 1 papaya, peeled, seeded, thinly sliced lengthwise
    • 3 tablespoons pistachio nuts, dry-roasted, chopped
    • 1 1/2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil nectar in medium saucepan until reduced to scant cup, about 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      Mix in vinegar and apricots.
    3. 3
      Let stand until apricots soften, about 15 minutes.
    4. 4
      Puree mixture in blender.
    5. 5
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    6. 6
      Cool.
    7. 7
      Cook green beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
    8. 8
      Drain.
    9. 9
      Cool in large bowl of ice water.
    10. 10
      Drain again.
    11. 11
      Pat beans dry with paper towels.
    12. 12
      (Can be prepared 1 day ahead; wrap green beans in paper towels. Cover vinaigrette and green beans separately and refrigerate.).
    13. 13
      Place beans in large bowl.
    14. 14
      Add 6 tablespoons vinaigrette and toss to coat.
    15. 15
      Season with salt and pepper.
    16. 16
      In another large bowl, toss mixed greens with enough remaining vinaigrette to coat.
    17. 17
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    18. 18
      Mound mixed greens in center of 6 plates.
    19. 19
      Surround with papaya slices.
    20. 20
      Arrange beans atop mixed greens.
    21. 21
      Sprinkle with pistachios and ricotta salata.

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    Nutritional Facts for Green Bean Salad With Apricot Vinaigrette

    Serving Size: 1 (305 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 136.7
     
    Calories from Fat 31
    23%
    Total Fat 3.5 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 6.6 mg
    2%
    Sodium 93.4 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.1 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
    21%
    Sugars 16.1 g
    64%
    Protein 4.2 g
    8%

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    mixed baby greens

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