Grilled Thai Green Bean Salad
Grilled Thai Green Bean Salad
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Swap out the traditional green papaya for a summery mix of charred green and yellow wax beans in this refreshing take on Thai salad. The zesty grilled tofu and creamy avocado add filling protein and healthy fats, rounding out the meal for a delicious weeknight vegetarian dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 2–3 Thai or serrano chiles, ribs and seeds removed, finely chopped
    • 4 garlic cloves, pressed
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, plus more for grill
    • 1 (14-ounce) block firm tofu, cut into 1/2" planks
    • 1 pound green beans or mix of green beans and yellow wax beans, trimmed
    • 1 ripe but firm mango (about 1 pound), thinly sliced on the bias
    • 1 small carrot (about 5 ounces), thinly sliced on the bias
    • 1/2 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped, plus 1 tablespoon leaves
    • 2 ripe avocados, cut into quarters, skin removed
    • 2 tablespoons chopped salted, roasted peanuts
    • 1 small head of lettuce (such as romaine hearts or Bibb), separated into leaves for wrapping
    • A flat grill basket (about 13 1/2 x 8 1/2") or grill pan

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 393 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 30 g 45.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.86%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 2283 mg 95.11%
    • Calcium: 74 mg 7.38%
    • Potassium: 362 mg 10.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.68%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.8%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 17.2%
    • Vitamin C 33%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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