*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              HERB BEAN SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Cooked white beans (or can)
    1       c            Cucumber,pared,seeded,diced
    1       c            Sweet red pepper, diced
    2       tb           Celery, chopped
    2       tb           Parsley, chopped
    2       tb           Green onions, chopped
      1/4   lb           Whole tender green beans
    6                    Cherry tomatoes, halved
                         Lettuce leaves
                         -----HERB DRESSING-----
      1/4   c            Lwmon juice
      1/4   c            White wine vinegar
    1       t            Basil (1 tb. if fresh)
      1/2   ts           Thyme (1 1/2 ts. if fresh)
    1       tb           Honey
    1       tb           Dijon-style mustard
      1/2   ts           Grated lemon peel
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1                    Clove garlic, minced
      1/8   ts           Pepper
      1/2   c            Olive or vegetable oil
 
   Combine white beans, cucumber, pepper, celery, green
   onions and parsley. Toss well with 1/2 c. herb
   dressing.  Let stand 1 hr. at rm. temp.
   
   Steam green beans about 2 min. or until crisp-tender.
   Pour 2 tb. dressing over green beans while they are
   still warm and toss.
   
   Arrange white bean mixture, green beans and tomatoes
   on lettuece lined salad plates.  Serve with additional
   dressing.
   
   HERB DRESSING:  Combine all ingredients except oil.
   Gradually beat in oil until slightly thick.  Use in
   the herb bean salad recipe above. Yield: 1 cup.
  
 
 
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