Green Bean Salad With Pecans & Gorgonzola

“Very simple side dish for those hot summer nights. Walnuts or almonds may be substituted for the pecans. Lightly pan toasting the nuts will add to their flavor.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1-2 inches water to boil.
  2. Prepare a bowl with water & ice.
  3. Add the green beans to the boiling water and cook for 2-3 minutes or until bright green & still crisp.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beans to the icewater to stop cooking.
  5. Once the beans are cool, place them on a flour sack towel to dry.
  6. In a small bowl combine mustard & vinegar. Slowly whisk in oil.
  7. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  8. In a medium bowl, combine green beans & scallions.
  9. Pour dressing over and stir to coat.
  10. Sprinkle nuts & cheese on top.
  11. Cover and chill for 15 minutes.
  12. Serve chilled.

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