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            Green Bean And Red Onion Salad With Radish Dressing
 
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit February 1995
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Peas                     Bon Appetit Magazine
                 Salads & Salad Dressings
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5                    radishes -- unpeeled trimmed
                         -- coarsely chopped
      1/2  cup           olive oil
    2      tablespoons   sherry wine vinegar
    1      tablespoon    honey mustard
      1/2  teaspoon      minced garlic
    1 1/2  pounds        slender green beans -- trimmed
    4      cups          mixed greens -- see *
    1                    red onion -- thinly sliced
    2      large         radishes -- sliced paper-thin
                         -- (optional)
 
 * mixed greens (such as red leaf lettuce and baby spinach), torn into bite-size
  pieces
 
 Place 5 radishes in processor.  Add oil, vinegar, mustard and garlic; process u
 ntil thick dressing forms.  Season with salt and pepper.  Transfer to small bow
 l.  (Can be made 1 day ahead.  Cover; chill.  Bring just to room temperature be
 fore using.)
 
 Cook green beans in large pot of boiling salted water until just crisp-tender, 
 about 5 minutes.  Drain beans and rinse under cold water.  Drain.  Pat dry with
  paper towels.  Wrap in kitchen towels and place in plastic bag.  Chill until c
 old, at least 1 hour and up to 1 day.
 
 Place beans, mixed greens and onion in large bowl.  Toss with enough dressing t
 o coat.  Season with salt and pepper.  Garnish with sliced radishes, if desired
 .
 
 Betty Rosbottom
 
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