You are here: Home » Recipes » Easy Green Bean Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Easy Green Bean Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe by Food & Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group Yield 6 servings This salad of green beans and fresh sliced mushrooms is easy to make and with the vinaigrette dressing, easy to enjoy. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms2 tablespoons fresh chives, cut about 1/2-inch longDressing:3 tablespoons canola or corn oil1 tablespoon tarragon or apple cider vinegar1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice1 teaspoon grated lemon zest1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Instructions Fill large bowl with ice and cold water; set aside. Bring to boil a large saucepot filled with water. Add green beans and boil for 1 minute. Drain beans and immediately place in bowl of ice water to quickly cool. Drain. Toss green beans with mushrooms and chives. Mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Pour dressing over beans and toss to mix just before serving. Recipe by Mary Abbott Hess, Illinois. Reprinted with permission from the American Dietetic Association's Cooking Healthy Across America (Wiley, 2004).