Sep 29, 2021

Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad

Fast, easy and great tasting, this salad can step in as an appetizer or side dish. Serve it with whole grains for a light lunch. Do not be tempted to cook the beans for more than 3 minutes or their texture will soften too much.

Ingredients

For the Salad:

For the Pomegranate Dressing:

Instructions

Salad Preparation

In a pot of boiling salted water, cook green beans for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Let cool to room temperature. In a bowl, combine green beans, red onion, pecans, pomegranate seeds and olives, if using.

Pomegranate Dressing Preparation

Meanwhile, in a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine oil, molasses and parsley. Shake well to combine and drizzle over salad.

Written by Ginger Cook