Garden Fresh Green Bean Salad

Garden fresh green bean salad

Garden-Fresh Green Bean Salad

 

6 servings

Per serving

1.5 vegetables

1.5 condiments

1 fat                   

1/6 optional snack

 

 

Ingredients:

1 pound french or regular FRESH green beans, ends trimmed

1/2 cup non-fat feta cheese crumbles

1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

3 Tbsp chopped red onion

1/4 cup slivered almonds (optional)

2 Tbsp olive, or avocado oil

2 Tbsp red wine vinegar

2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil

1 large clove garlic, minced

½ teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon Sea salt

 

Instructions:
Boil a large stock pot of lightly sea salted water. Add the green beans and boil until tender crisp, 2 minutes. Immediately place beans in ice water bath. Drain well, pat dry and place the beans in a large bowl. Combine with the feta cheese(if using), tomatoes and red onions.

Toast the almonds in a small skillet, 2 minutes.
Whisk the olive oil, red wine vinegar, basil, garlic and a little salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the green beans and sprinkle with almonds. Let marinate in the refrigerator for about 1 hour before serving cold.

 

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