Green Bean Salad

    * Active Time: 8 minutes
    * Total Time: 18 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

      2 lb green beans, trimmed
      1/3 cup finely chopped shallots
      1/3 cup white-wine vinegar or sherry vinegar
      1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
      1/4 tsp salt
      Freshly ground black pepper to taste
      1/3 cup olive oil

Recipe Preparation

      1. Cook green beans in water to cover, or steam 7 to 8 minutes just until crisp-tender. Rinse under cold water; drain.

      2. In small bowl or 2-cup measure, whisk together shallots, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in oil until blended. Toss with green beans. Serve at room temperature.

      Planning Tip: The green beans can be cooked and refrigerated up to 2 days ahead.