Green Bean Tossed Salad

I decided to add green beans to spruce up a salad recipe that had oranges, onion and lettuce, and this is the tasty result.

Directions Place the beans in a large saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl,...


Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 to 8 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

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