Greens and Green Beans Salad with Blueberry Dressing

Greens and Green Beans Salad with Blueberry Dressing

Serves 4

This bright salad is cloaked in a creamy blueberry-tahini dressing and works with any variety of lettuce or salad greens. Try kale for a heartier side.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 pound small fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 pint blueberries, divided
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened plain almondmilk, plus more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 head red or green leaf lettuce, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted
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Method: 

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add green beans and cook until crisp-tender and bright green, about 1 to 2 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl of ice water until chilled, and then drain again. 

To make dressing, purée 1/2 cup blueberries, almondmilk, tahini and lemon juice together in a blender; add more almondmilk, as needed, to reach desired consistency. Transfer dressing to a large bowl, add lettuce and green beans and toss well. Arrange salad on serving plates and scatter remaining blueberries and pecans over the top.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:210 calories (130 from fat), 14g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 335mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (6g dietary fiber, 10g sugar), 5g protein
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