Lunch Box Green Bean Potato Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 1
Lunch Box Green Bean Potato Salad
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2 potato Potato (small; chopped, boiled)
1 medium Egg (hard-boiled, chopped)
1/3 cup Green/yellow string beans, raw (boiled 2 minutes and blanched)
20 ml Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1 1/2 tsp Apple cider vinegar (for dressing)
1 clove(s) Garlic (crushed, for dressing)
1/4 tsp Dijon mustard (for dressing)
1/4 tsp Honey (for dressing)
5 tomato Cherry Tomatoes (halved or whole)
1 tbsp Basil, fresh (minced)
1 tbsp Parsley, fresh (minced)


  1. Boil the Potato:
    • Bring water to a boil.
    • Add potatoes and cook in gently boiling water until potatoes are tender; 15-20 minutes.
  2. Boil the Egg:
    • Place egg in a pot and fill with water until 1 inch above the egg.
    • Bring water to a rolling boil. Turn off the heat and cover. Let sit for 10-12 minutes.
    • Remove from water using a strainer and rinse under cold water. Peel and chop.
  3. Blanch the Green Beans:
    • Prepare a large bowl with ice water. Set aside.
    • Bring a saucepan with water to a boil. Add the green and/or yellow string beans and cook in gently boiling water for 3-5 minutes, or until tender-crisp but still bright green.
    • Transfer beans to the ice bath to stop the cooking process.
  4.  Whisk the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, garlic, Dijon mustard, and honey together in a small bowl or glass measuring cup.
  5. Combine the potatoes, egg, beans, tomatoes, basil, and parsley in a large bowl. Pour in the salad dressing and toss to coat.
  6. Serve potato salad warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 404
Calories from fat 214
Calories from saturated fat 45
Total Fat 23.8 g
Saturated Fat 5.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 15.1 g
Cholesterol 191 mg
Sodium 109 mg
Potassium 1342 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 8.7 g
Sugars 13.3 g
Protein 13.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 4.6

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