Cold Green Bean Salad
Best Marinated string bean salad recipe - made with a homemade vinaigrette, perfect side dish for summer picnics, potlucks, grilling
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time17 mins
Servings: 4 -6 servings
- 1 lb fresh green beans trimmed
- 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
- 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
- 2 ounces goat cheese
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1/4 cup extra light virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Fill a large saucepan 2/3 with water. Bring to a boil. Place green beans in boiling water. Meanwhile, fill a large bowl with ice and water. Boil green beans for just 2 minutes. Drain and plunge into ice water. Set aside.
In a small bottle or shaker combine white wine vinegar, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. While briskly stirring, add in olive oil.
Arrange green beans, tomatoes, red onion and goat cheese in a large serving bowl. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve within 4 hours.