The delicious flavors of these balsamic green beans made with black olives, scallions and eggs complement any meal or holiday potluck.

Green Bean Salad

This simple Green Bean Salad is made with just a handful of ingredients but packs a lot of flavour. It's Whole30 and Paleo
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cold green bean salad, easy green bean salad, green bean salad, italian green bean salad, string bean salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 176kcal


  • 24 oz. 6 cups string beans beans, ends trimmed
  • oz. Can sliced black olives, drained (check labels for Whole30)
  • 3 tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. Olive oil extra virgin
  • 3 Medium scallions, chopped
  • ¾ tsp. Kosher salt
  • fresh black pepper, to taste
  • 5 Hard boiled eggs, peeled and sliced


  • Place green beans in a large pot and cover with water, about 6 cups. Bring to a boil, then cover and cook until tender crisp, about 6 minutes (don’t overcook or they will get mushy).
  • Drain and rinse under cold water when done to prevent them from overcooking, drain.
  • In a large bowl, combine balsamic, oil, salt and pepper. Toss in the green beans, scallions and olives.
  • Mix well and top with sliced eggs. Refrigerate and serve chilled or room temperature.


Serving: 1 cup, Calories: 176kcal

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size128g

  • Amount Per ServingCalories176
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 12g 19%
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
  • Cholesterol 155mg 52%
  • Sodium 308mg 13%
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
    • Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
    • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 7.5g 15%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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