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French bean salad with vinaigrette

French bean salad with vinaigrette

A very simple recipe for a salad of green (or yellow) French beans: The beans are boiled first, then thoroughly drained and served mixed with herbs, chopped shallot and a good vinaigrette (french dressing).

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Last modified on: October 27th 2016

For 6 people, you will need:

  • 1 green beans 750 g green beans
  • 2 coarse salt coarse salt
  • 3 shallot 1 shallot
  • 4 herbs of your choice 3 tablespoons herbs of your choice
  • 5 5 tablespoons
  • Total weight: 895 grams

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
28 min.7 min.35 min.
Preservation: A few hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
15 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #1 Prepare and rinse 750 g green beans.
Stage 2
2 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #2 It isn't essential, but the beans are much more pleasant to eat and cook more rapidly if they are cut up.
Stage 3
7 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #3 Tip the beans into a large pan of boiling salted water and cook until tender.
Stage 4
2 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #4 Drain them...
Stage 5
2 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #5 ..and dry thoroughly (you can also use a salad spinner for this).

It is most important for the beans to be "dry", otherwise they will release water once in the salad bowl and ruin the vinaigrette.
Stage 6
4 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #6 Prepare 1 shallot and chop finely.

Chop the herbs (parsley shown here).
Stage 7
1 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #7 Put the beans, shallot and and herbs into a salad bowl...
Stage 8
2 min.
French bean salad with vinaigrette  : Photo of step #8 ...add 5 tablespoons , mix well and it's ready.

Remarks

A variant is to mix in the beans while they are still hot (well drained, of course) for a delicious warm brean salad.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 9.58 €
Per person : 1.60 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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