Green bean salad with blue cheese

    13 min

    One of my family's favourite summer salads. For blue cheese, use one that crumbles well.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 1.3kg thin green beans
    • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • salt and pepper
    • 8 to 10 basil leaves, torn into pieces
    • 120g blue cheese
    • 1 dash red wine vinegar, crumbled

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:3min  ›  Ready in:13min 

    1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add beans and cook uncovered for 3 to 5 minutes, depending on their thickness. Drain and put in a bowl of ice cold water. Drain and let dry on kitchen towels.
    2. Put the beans in a large bowl.
    3. Mix olive oil, salt and pepper. Add beans, basil and blue cheese and toss. Just before serving, add a splash of vinegar.

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