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Simple salad made with green beans and sweet corn with cider vinegar and shallot dressing with fresh chopped basil. An easy vegan side salad. {Gluten-free}Green Bean and Corn Salad on healthyseasonalrecipes.com

You guys, I have so much to tell you about I am bursting with posts and recipes. I have just come off an amazing weekend with the Cabot Fit Team right here in the 802 and I have a ton to tell you about. Never heard of the 802? Check it:

 

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I took a lot of photos and I have to sort them all. But I will get them soon and I will be posting about that on Thursday. So be sure to check back in then about that. In the meantime, I wanted to share this salad with you.

Greeen Bean and Corn Salad on Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Can I just tell you how much I love to eat this kind of recipe? So much. Like it makes me drool just thinking about it. Call me strange, but I get much more excited about these crisp tender green beans, sweeter than sweet corn and shalloty dressing than a scoop of Ben and Jerry’s. Way. More. I know that sounds unbelievable, but I think I am hardwired to like simply prepared fresh summery vegetables. I don’t really care about ice cream that much. (Sorry, I know it is culinary blasphemy for a Vermonter to say such things about Ben and Jerrys.) As you know, I can eat my weight in dark chocolate, so it’s not like I don’t like to have an indulgence. But ice cream? Not so exciting for me. Thankfully dark chocolate is so satisfying to me that I don’t have to eat my weight in it.) And these green beans are just perfect to me. As are pretty much any of the salad recipes I have been making this month.

 

In fact, I think I may just keep salad month  rolling right into June. As I said I am loaded with ideas and I plan to sit down to plates full of this kind of yummy clean food all summer long. With a little chocolate afterwards.

 

How about you: Is ice cream your indulgence of choice?

Do you get excited about fresh summer vegetables?

green bean and corn salad
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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 cups

Serving Size: 1 cup each

Calories per serving: 76

Fat per serving: 3 grams

green bean and corn salad

Simple summery salad made with green beans and corn with shallot cider vinegar dressing and fresh basil.

Ingredients

  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound green beans, stem ends trimmed
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine shallot, oil, vinegar and salt in a jar and set aside.
  2. Bring several inches of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans. Top with the corn. Cover and steam until the green beans are bright green and crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Carefully remove the steamer from the saucepan and spread the vegetables out on a large platter. Shake the dressing to blend and drizzle it over the vegetables. Top with basil and pepper. Serve hot or cold.

Notes

Here is an easy way to cut corn off the cob. | Protein: 2 g. Carb: 11 g. Fiber: 3. Sat Fat: 1 g.

http://www.healthyseasonalrecipes.com/green-bean-corn-salad/