June 19, 2018
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KidsCook: Easy, healthy potato-bean salad

By University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Special to the BDN


1 pound green beans, cut and steamed

4 large potatoes, diced and boiled

2 scallions


2 tablespoons oil

2 tablespoons vinegar

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 small onion, sliced

1/2 teaspoon oregano

Black pepper to taste


  1. Place the beans, potatoes and scallions in a medium bowl.
  2. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a jar and shake. Pour over salad. Toss gently to mix the ingredients well.
  3. Cover the salad and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

Makes 6 servings

*NOTE: Take care with kids in the kitchen! Children should always be watched by an adult when preparing food!

For more healthy recipes: http://maine.edu/food-health/recipes

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