Walnut & Green Bean Salad

    Serves: 2
    Nutritional Values
    Calories 80
    Calories from Fat 10%
    Carbs 7g
    This quick and easy salad is a perfect summer meal. Light and nutritious, it makes for an excellent lunch especially on days when you are over burdened with work.
    Ingredients Required
    2 – 3 Cups Green Beans (Cut each bean into half)
    1 Red Onion
    ½ Cup Walnuts
    Salt and Pepper to taste
    2 Tbspn Olive Oil
    1.5 Tbspn Balsamic Vinegar
    Method1.Chop the Green Beans into 1.5 -2 inch pieces (make it easy to eat)2.Cut the red onion into quarters 3.In a pan lightly toast the walnuts, without any oil4.Take a large pot of hot salted water, and throw in the green beans. Let them blanch in the pot for 5-8 minutes. The beans should still have their crunch so avoid blanching them for too long.5.Remove the green beans and put them in cold water or a bowl of ice cubes to prevent them from cooking further.6.Mix the salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar and olive oil in a bowl. This is your dressing for the salad.7.Mix the green beans, onion and walnuts in a bowl. Pour the dressing over and toss the salad well.