Monday, July 20, 2009

Green Bean Salad

Tuesdays at the Table


Tasty Tuesday

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This salad is great with grilled chicken or steak. Grilled tuna, along with hard boiled eggs and capers makes an easy Salad Nicoise.
The Recipe:
1 lb fresh green beans
1 carton grape or cherry tomatoes
1 red onion sliced thin

Vinaigrette Recipe:
1 teas Dijon mustard
1 teas minced garlic
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste

Wash and trim green beans. Blanche in boiling salted water for about 3 minutes. Remove from boiling water and shock in ice cold water to stop cooking process.Wash and slice tomatoes in half. Combine vegetables in large bowl. Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients and pour over veggies. Refrigerate. Good cold or room temperature.

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Thanks to Cole at All the Small Stuff for hosting Tuesdays at the Table. Thanks to Jen at Balancing Beauty and Bedlam for hosting Tasty Tuesday.


Melissa Miller said...

This does sound delicious Lisa.
I do love green beans. Thanks for sharing it. :)

Cathy said...

Oh yummy!!! This sounds amazing!!! I love green beans!!!


Nancy said...

Oh Lisa, That sounds so good and perfect for this time of year!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe! Nancy

Frugal Fine Living said...

These sound delicious and healthy! Great if you've got beans growing in the garden.


thriftylittleblog said...

Yum! That looks so fresh, delicious, and easy to make.

Tricia Anne said...

Your green bean salad sounds delicious! I was given a large bag of fresh green beans recently. I may need to try this out! :o) Thank you for posting!
Sincerely ~ Tricia Anne

Katie said...

Looks great wish I could cook that well.

Michelle said...

Oh that looks delicious, Lisa! My girlfriend actually just made a potato salad and added slivered onions in it...for some reason if you slice almonds thin it can give off the most fabulous flavor! :)

Cole said...

I love green beans! This looks like such a great summer recipe. :-) Thanks for sharing it!

shopannies said...

my grandmother used to make a similiar salad but my favorite bean salad is 3 bean have you ever made it

Liz said...

This looks so refreshing! Yum!

Nicole Feliciano said...

Perfect summer recipe. I hope you'll swing by my recipe exchange too. I shared a yummy baked flounder recipe and love collecting other inspired ideas:

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