5-Minute Green Bean Vinaigrette Salad

Serves: 4

Green beans get a tangy makeover with this simple recipe. It packs a punch of flavor that will liven up lunchboxes, dinner or cookouts.

Photography by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.

5-Minute Green Bean Vinaigrette Salad


  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  3. 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  4. 1 (12 oz.) package green beans, steamed
  5. 4 slices turkey bacon, cooked, chopped
  6. 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Whisk oil, vinegar and mustard in large bowl until emulsified. Add green beans, and bacon and mix until well coated. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve cold or warm.
  2. Assemble remaining ingredients into bento box.

Suggested Sides

1 whole wheat pita with 2 Tbsp. hummus
½ cup sliced apples with 1 Tbsp. peanut butter
Watermelon lime-infused water

Nutritional Value

Calories 419

Fat 22.54g

Protein 16.57g

Carbohydrates 39.27g

Fiber 8.00g

Sugar 10.30g

Sodium 598mg

Calcium 147mg

Iron 2.99mg


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