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French Green Bean Salad recipe

Ideally served at room temperature, thisdelicious French green bean salad is a great side dish for servingat buffet dinners.

Recipe: French Green BeanSalad

1 pound green beans or haricots verts,trimmed
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup minced onion
1/4 cup French Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon dried herbes de Provence or 1/2 teaspoon each driedoregano and dried thyme
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 plum tomato, seeded and minced

  • Bring a pot of lightly salted water toa boil. Add the beans and cook 3 to 5 minutes, until bright greenand cooked through but not mushy.
  • Meanwhile, fill a large bowl with icewater. Drain the beans in a colander, then plunge into ice waterto stop the cooking. When cool, drain well, let dry and cut inhalf. Place the beans in a large serving bowl.
  • In a small skillet, heat 1 tablespoonof the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring,until wilted, about 5 minutes.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk togetherthe mustard, mayonnaise, vinegar, herbs, and salt and pepperto taste. Drizzle in the remaining oil and whisk until emulsified.
  • Add the onion and tomato to the beans.Add the dressing and toss well. Taste for salt and pepper.
  • Set aside at least 30 minutes to let theflavors blend. Serve at room temperature.

    Makes 4 servings.

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