Balsamic green bean salad

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25min


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About this recipe: This salad is the perfect accompaniment to any meal, and transports well for a picnic. The cool, crunchy green beans make this a great summer dish.

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Ingredients
Serves: 4 

  • 500g (16 oz) fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Method
Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Place green beans in a large saucepan. Fill with enough water to cover green beans, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low, and simmer 10 minutes. Drain, and let cool.
  2. In a bowl, stir together shallots, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and oil. Pour over green beans. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Serve cold.

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Reviews (2)

katieb
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5

Took shortcuts. I cooked the beans for 5 minutes. Next time I'll just blanch them to keep them extra crispy. Also, I'd probably make it the day before because it tasted better the next day. - 03 Sep 2010

katieb
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4

This was a nice summer side dish. We dipped bread into the leftover dressing...can't let a good thing go to waste!! - 03 Sep 2010

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