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Italian Green Bean Salad




Vinaigrette Dressing


  1. Remove ends from beans. If beans are large, cut French style into lengthwise strips.
  2. Heat beans and 1 inch of salted water, using 1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup water, to boiling. Cook uncovered 5 minutes. Cover and cook until tender, 10 to 15 minutes, French style 5 to 10 minutes; drain.
  3. Prepare Vinaigrette Dressing. Pour over warm beans and toss. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  4. Remove beans to lettuce-lined plate with slotted spoon.
  5. Add tomatoes and onion.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese; garnish with olives.
  7. Vinaigrette Dressing: Mix all ingredients.

Yields 4 to 6 servings.


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