*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         GREEN BEAN SALAD WITH MINT
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Beans
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   lb           Fresh green beans
      3/4   c            Extra-virgin olive oil
      1/2   c            Fresh mint leaves
      1/4   c            White wine vinegar
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1                    Clove garlic
      1/4   ts           Freshly ground black pepper
    1       c            Toasted walnuts (see NOTE)*
    1       c            Chopped red onion
    1       c            Crumbled feta cheese
 
   *NOTE Place walnuts on cookie sheet or in shallow pan
   and broil in oven until browned and aromatic, 5 to 10
   minutes, stirring and turning once or twice.
   
     Wash beans and trim ends; cut into thirds. Parboil
   by dropping into boiling water 5 minutes. Drain and
   plunge into ice water 5 minutes; drain and chill.
     combine oil, mint leaves, vinegar, salt, garlic and
   pepper in food processor or blender and process 20
   seconds; set aside. Place beans in large glass bowl
   and top with toasted walnuts, red onion and feta. Pour
   dressing over salad and toss. Best if made 2 hours
   ahead of time and or the day before to develop flavors.
   
   From: FoodSection Houston Chronicle Best Recipe’s '93
  
 
 
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