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

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28 min.7 min.35 min.
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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.
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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.
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Tip the beans into a large pan of boiling salted water and cook until tender.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Drain them...

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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..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.
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Prepare 1 shallot and chop finely.

Chop the herbs (parsley shown here).

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Put the beans, shallot and and herbs into a salad bowl...

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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...add 5 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette), 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.
Keeping
A few hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
794 Kcal or 3,324 Kj19 gr58 gr54 gr
40 %7 %5 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
89 Kcal or 373 Kj2 gr7 gr6 gr
4 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
132 Kcal or 553 Kj3 gr10 gr9 gr
7 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 9.58 €
  • Per person : 1.60 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Green beansGreen beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Green beans with tomatoes, Green bean purée, Rolls of fish in smoked ham, Macédoine of vegetables, Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cherry tomato and green bean salad, Red cabbage salad with chives, Chicken club sandwich, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Endive and cheese salad with croutons, ... All
Herbs of your choiceHerbs of your choice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: "Land and sea" kebabs, Surf and turf club sandwich, Chinese Soup, Chicken and avocado bagels, Crunchy salad, ... All
ShallotShallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Stuffed artichokes au gratin, Salt cod brandade, Rabbit with mustard, Cod loin with saffron, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, ... All
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