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Garlic Green Beans Salad

Recipe developed by Chef Leslie Cairns

Garlic Green Beans Salad

This garlicky side dish is great served with meats or poultry, or serve it with grains for a vegetarian option.


  • 2 cups green beans
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tbsp balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil


Clean the beans and cook in boiling water until tender.
Drain and cool under cold water.
Toss the beans with the garlic, vinegar and oil.

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 59 KCal
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Fibre: 1.7 g
  • Total Fat: 4 g
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Phosphorus: 22 mg
  • Potassium: 107 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 4

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

1 vegetable

What is one exchange?
  • 1 Protein Choice = 1oz of meat or 7g of dietary protein
  • 1 Starch Choice = about 15g of carbohydrates
  • 1 Fruit or Vegetable Choice = ½ cup
  • 1 Milk Choice = ½ cup

4 thoughts on “Garlic Green Beans Salad

  1. I like this salad for lunch or dinner. I had yellow and green beans, so I cooked them together. Dressed it with the balsamic , 3 large cloves of garlic and a sprinkle of Mrs. Dash herbs with the sesame oil. Very good and ready in the fridge.

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