French Bean Salad

A simple warm salad of French beans with vinaigrette.

Serves 4 people


 

  • 500 mL Water
  • 1 dash(es) salt
  • 450 grams French beans (either fresh of frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed or finely chopped
  • 1 dash(es) salt and black pepper

 

  1. Bring the water to the boil in a saucepan and add a pinch of salt.
  2. If using fresh beans cut the tips off both ends, and wash in cold water.
  3. When the water is boiling tip in the beans, cover the pan and cook until tender – about 7-10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mix the oil, vinegar, chopped or crushed garlic and seasoning in a salad bowl.
  5. As soon as the beans are cooked drain them and add to the dressing while still hot.
  6. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  7. Serve warm or allow the beans to cool down and serve as a side dish or as part of a cold buffet.

Method

  1. Bring the water to the boil in a saucepan and add a pinch of salt.
  2. If using fresh beans cut the tips off both ends, and wash in cold water.
  3. When the water is boiling tip in the beans, cover the pan and cook until tender – about 7-10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mix the oil, vinegar, chopped or crushed garlic and seasoning in a salad bowl.
  5. As soon as the beans are cooked drain them and add to the dressing while still hot.
  6. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  7. Serve warm or allow the beans to cool down and serve as a side dish or as part of a cold buffet.

Ingredients

 

  • 500 mL Water
  • 1 dash(es) salt
  • 450 grams French beans (either fresh of frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed or finely chopped
  • 1 dash(es) salt and black pepper

 

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