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                  Green Bean Salad With Basil Vinaigrette
 
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit July 1993
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Peas                     Bon Appetit Magazine
                 Salads & Salad Dressings
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        green beans -- trimmed
    3                    shallots -- minced
    2      tablespoons   balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
      1/4  cup           olive oil
      2/3  cup           chopped fresh basil leaves
      2/3  cup           grated romano cheese
                         grated romano cheese -- additional
 
 Cook beans in large pot of rapidly boiling salted water until just crisp-tender
 .  Rinse with cold water.  Drain.  Transfer to bowl.  Combine shallots and vine
 gar.  Gradually mix in oil.  Add basil.  Add enough dressing to beans to coat. 
  Gently mix in 2/3 cup cheese.  Season with salt and pepper.  (Can be made 4 ho
 urs ahead.  Cover; chill.) Place beans on platter.  Top with cheese.
 
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