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Green Bean Salad with Red Onion and Tomato


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  • 1 pound fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1/4 European cucumber, cut into thin sticks resembling shape and size of green beans
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • Coarse salt and pepper


Servings 4
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 15mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Steam green beans in 1/2 inch boiling water covered for 3 or 4 minutes. Cold shock beans by running under cold water and drain well. Place beans in a bowl and combine with onions, cucumber and tomato. Dress salad with a generous drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil and the juice of 1/2 lemon. Season salad with coarse salt and pepper, to taste.

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray and Elsa Scuderi


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