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Warm Wax Bean and Potato Salad


Dressing Ingredients:

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

2 TBS vegenaise (or mayonnaise)

3 TBS champagne vinegar

1 1/2 TBS mustard

1 clove garlic

1/4 tsp black pepper

pinch of salt

Salad Ingredients:

1 pound wax beans, blanched

2 pounds potatoes, boiled and halved

1/2 cup refrigerator pickles plus a splash of the juice (HGM’s Refrigerator Pickle Recipe)

NOTE:  We used the spicy refrigerator pickles made with jalapeno slices thrown in.


  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and blend to desired consistency, adjusting seasonings to taste.
  2. Blanche wax beans in a pot of salted water for approximately 5 minutes or till fork tender.  Beans should still have a snap to them when you take a bite.
  3. Boil whole potatoes until fork tender, then drain and slice in half.
  4. Place beans, potato halves, and pickles (with a bit of juice) in a large bowl.  Pour 1/2 the dressing over the veggies and stir to combine.  Add more dressing to taste.  Season with salt and pepper as needed and serve warm.