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French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad Recipe

French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad
Servings: 4

Hey Vegetarians and Side Salad hunters, here's a recipe for you ! This is a Jacques Pepin recipe. This is a family favorite. Just think of all the VITAMINS! If you follow the directions carefully, you will have a mouthwatering, beautifully arranged salad of green, white, and red on a plate. Enjoy !

Hello everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic day today. Today, we're going to make French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad. It's one of my all-time favorite food recipes. This time, I'm going to do something a little different. This is going to be delicious. Prepare the ingredients before making French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad for your family or friends.

Ingredients

  • 1 string bean

  • 2 red wine vinegar

  • 3, NA, 3 fresh tomatoes

  • 1/3 onion

  • 1/3 basil leaves

If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 17 steps you must follow to make French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad in your home by yourself.

Directions: How to Make French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad

  1. Place approximately 1/2 inch of water in a medium-sized stainless steel saucepan and add about 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  2. Bring to a boil.

  3. Add the string beans.

  4. Cover and bring to a strong boil for 5 minutes.

  5. They just turn crunchy, cooked and a wonderful green (not brownish!.

  6. Using a skimmer, lift the beans from the pan and spread them on a large plate to cook off.

  7. Toss the beans with 2 tbsp white wine vinegar and oil.

  8. Season and set aside.

  9. Peel the tomatoes if desired but it is not necessary., Slice crosswise very thinly.

  10. Place the seasoned string beans in the center of a large platter and arrange the slices of tomatoes around.

  11. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.

  12. Tomatoes need a lot of salt.

  13. Then sprinkle with vinegar and oil.

  14. Wash the fresh basil leaves and separate the leaves.

  15. Pile the largest leaves together.

  16. Roll the leaves into a tight bundle and slice them into very thin, long strips.

  17. Cut the onion into very thin slices and separate the slices into individual rings., With the beans at the center of the plate, sprinkle the onions on top, surround the green beans with tomato slices, and then arrange the sliced basil leaves around it forming a border.

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