Sicilian Potato and Green Bean Salad
Finely shred peel from lemon; measure 2 teaspoons lemon peel. Juice lemon; measure 3 tablespoons juice. Set aside. In a 4-quart Dutch oven combine potatoes and enough salted water to cover. Bring to boiling over high heat; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender, adding green beans for the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain. Let stand at room temperature about 1 hour or until cool.Advertisement
For the dressing, in a screw-top jar combine oil, the 2 teaspoons lemon peel, the 3 tablespoons lemon juice, the capers, anchovies, garlic, and the 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Cover and shake well.
In a large bowl toss potatoes with half of the dressing. Add eggs, tomatoes, olives, basil, and the remaining dressing; toss gently to coat. Season to taste with salt and additional black pepper.
Sicilian Potato and Green Bean Salad with Tuna:
Prepare Sicilian Potato and Green Bean Salad, except add one 7-ounce can tuna, drained, and 1/4 cup sliced green onions (2) to the cooked and cooled potato-bean mixture.Nutrition per serving: 216 calories, 11 g protein, 18 g carbohydrate, 12 g total fat, (2 g sat. fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 11% Vitamin A, 29% Vitamin C, 373 mg sodium, 4% calcium, 10% iron