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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 311.3
  • Total Fat: 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 108.0 mg
  • Sodium: 188.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 12.6 g

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French Potato Salad with Green Beans and Bacon

Submitted by: SPARK_RECIPES
French Potato Salad with Green Beans and Bacon

Introduction

Potato salad gets a French twist with chunks of Swiss cheese, bacon, eggs, and a tangy Dijon dressing. Served warm, this salad is a hearty side dish or light lunch. Potato salad gets a French twist with chunks of Swiss cheese, bacon, eggs, and a tangy Dijon dressing. Served warm, this salad is a hearty side dish or light lunch.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1/2 pound red potatoes, chopped into bite-size pieces
    2 cups fresh or frozen green beans, chopped into 1" pieces
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 medium shallot, chopped
    1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1 teaspoon fresh rosemary
    2 ounces reduced-fat Swiss cheese, chopped or shredded
    2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
    2 slices cooked low-sodium bacon, crumbled (optional)

Tips

Want more veggies? Serve the salad over frisee or arugula.


Directions

Place the potatoes in a medium saucepan with a lid and cover with water. Cover with a lid and bring to a boil.

Meanwhile, steam the green beans, either on the stove or in the microwave.

While the veggies are cooking, whisk together the oil, shallot, mustard, vinegar, pepper, and rosemary in a medium bowl.

Drain the vegetables, then add to the bowl with the dressing.

Divide the salad onto four plates, then top with the cheese, hard-boiled eggs and bacon.
Serve immediately.



Created by SparkRecipes.com editor Stepfanie Romine
Photos by Whitmeyer Photography







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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I have made a similar salad, but used my own red potatoes and green beans and Parmesan cheese instead of Swiss and Canadian Bacon instead (chopped up). I will also try this recipe to compare. Thank Youl. - 1/2/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds good, will love to try it this weekend. - 2/22/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good. - 2/22/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks very interesting I wil make this soon.... - 2/21/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have been looking for a salad for special lunchs when friends join me at work...this should fill the bill perfectly. Thank you.
    I may try a four cheese blend...maybe 1 heaping tablespoon..to suit our varied taste. - 2/21/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am going to cook it, it sounds really good. - 2/20/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will try this again the potato salad was very interesting. I did make it according to to the recipe and the different flavors were great thanks for this recipe I am looking forward to making this for some event where I have to bring a dish. - 1/7/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try it! - 1/2/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    great - 1/2/13

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  • Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I would fix this , but probably use red potatoes and season them myself. the flavors sound good, have fixed salad like this before, using tuna, olives. - 1/2/13

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