Author Notes: An Italian-inspired Green Beans Tomato Salad with white onions, garlic, and a simple balsamic vinaigrette. —VibrantPlate
cups green beans
medium white onion
tablespoons olive oil
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
salt, pepper to taste
clove garlic, grated or sliced
- Wash and dry green beans, then cut off the tops on both sides of each bean, removing any tough strings. Bring a pot of water to a boil, season with salt and add green beans. Cook beans about 15 minutes or until tender enough, that you can easily stick a fork into the beans. Drain and cool, then place into a salad bowl.
- Wash and dry tomatoes, then cut into slices, removing tough stems. Place into salad bowl.
- Peel and thinly slice onion and add to salad bowl.
- Assemble your balsamic dressing. Combine garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil and balsamic vinegar and mix well. Pour dressing over salad and combine. Serve.