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Green Bean Salad With Walnut Vinaigrette Recipe

December 11th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. Dressing

  2. 3tablespoons finely choppedwalnut pieces
  3. 1/4cupvirgin olive oil
  4. 1tablespoonfresh lemon juice
  5. 2 1/2tablespoonsred wine vinegar
  6. 2clovesgarlic, minced
  7. salt
  8. For the salad

  9. 1lbgreen beans, trimmed and snapped into 1 inch lengths(leave baby beans whole)
  10. 1/2cup packed choppedcilantro
  11. salt, to taste
  12. fresh ground black pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pound half the walnuts to a paste in a mortar, or process in a food processor fitted with the metal blade.
  2. Add the oil, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic and salt and mix well.
  3. Cook the beans in an inch of water in a covered saucepan until tender-crisp, about 7 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water.
  4. In a serving bowl, toss the beans, dressing, cilantro, salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish with remaining walnuts and serve warm or at room temperature.

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