Bean Salad With Lemon Dressing

Bean Salad With Lemon Dressing

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There are so many delicious fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season during August. I love fresh beans and this is a nice summer side salad for barbeques or picnics.

  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 Cup Whole Milk Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 4 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Garlic Clove (Minced)
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • Salad:
  • 1 Pound Green Beans (Trimmed)
  • 1 Pound Yellow Beans (Trimmed)
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Medium Red Onions (Thinly Sliced)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 8 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 Cups Cannellini Beans (Drained & Rinsed)
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Basil (Chopped)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  1. Dressing: In small-size bowl combine olive oil and Greek Yogurt until creamy. Add lemon juice, garlic, and kosher salt. Mix well. Set aside.
  2. Bring large-size pot of water to boil. Add beans and cook 5 minutes until crisp tender. Remove from heat and transfer beans to large-size bowl of ice water. This will stop cooking process. Drain and set aside.
  3. In medium-size skillet add olive oil over a medium-low heat. Add onions and cook 10 minutes until soft. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  4. Slice tomatoes in half lengthwise. Set aside.
  5. In large-size bowl combine green and yellow beans. Add onions, tomatoes, basil, cannellini beans, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Pour dressing on top of bean mixture. Toss to combine.
  6. Serve at room temperature.
  7. Serves 8
  8. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 15Minutes Total Time: 35 Minutes
  9. "Work With What You Got!"
  10. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2017 All Rights

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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