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Simple Green Bean Salad

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“This salad is soooo easy but extremely delicious! It is great hot, cold, or in between. If I didn't have a huge sweet tooth, I could very happily live on just this salad and crusty bread forever!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil or steam green beans until tender-crisp (hint: use a bit of salt in the water to make the beans their greenest).
  2. Meanwhile, add garlic and oil to medium-sized serving bowl.
  3. Mix.
  4. Once they're cooked, drain the beans and toss them in the olive oil& garlic mixture.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. If you can, let the salad sit for 30 minutes (or more) to let the flavours combine.
  7. Serve at desired temperature.
  8. Note: this salad is also very tasty with some finely chopped onion (preferably sweet) added with the garlic.
  9. You can also use a mix of greeen and yellow beans for additional colour.

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