Chinese Green Bean Salad

1 pound fresh green beans, organic if possible
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger root
1 cup slivered red onion

Dressing:
4 teaspoons dry mustard powder
1 tablespoon cold water
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons rice or cider vinegar
2 teaspoons dark-roasted sesame oil

Trim and cut the green beans into 1-inch lengths. Cook in rapidly boiling water, about 5 minutes or until crunchy-tender. Drain beans, immerse in cold water to stop the cooking until they are cool, then drain well.

Mix the dressing ingredients in a small bowl with a whisk until well blended.

Toss the green beans with the ginger root, red onion and dressing.

Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information:

    Per serving:
    67.4 calories
    2.4 g total fat (0.4 g sat)
    0.0 mg cholesterol
    10.9 g carbohydrate
    2.7 g protein
    4.2 g fiber

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