Potato and Green Bean Salad with Citrus Miso Dressing


Potato and Green Bean Salad with Citrus Miso Dressing


Quantity Ingredients
1 1/2 pounds red potatoes
1 1/2 pounds green beans or a combination of green and wax beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons yellow miso (fermented soybean paste)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon Sherry vinegar or umeboshi vinegar
1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, washed well, spun dry, and chopped
2 tablespoons minced drained bottled peperoncini (pickled Tuscan peppers)



Cut potatoes into 3/4-inch wedges. On a large steamer rack set over boiling water steam potatoes, covered, until just tender, about 10 minutes, and transfer to a bowl. Steam beans on rack over boiling water, covered, until just tender, about 6 minutes, and transfer to bowl. Vegetables may be steamed 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Bring vegetables to room temperature before proceeding.

In a large bowl whisk together miso, citrus juices, oil, and vinegar and add steamed vegetables, parsley, and peperoncini, tossing to combine well. Season salad with salt if necessary.

Yield: Makes 6 Servings

Each serving about 138.5 calories and 2.8 grams fat (18% of calories from fat)

Source: www.Epicurious.com