Two-Tone Green Bean Salad with Hazelnuts and Parmesan

Two-Tone Green Bean Salad with Hazelnuts and Parmesan
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Makes:
12 servings
Yields:
7 1/2 cups
Start to Finish:
30 mins
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Two-Tone Green Bean Salad with Hazelnuts and Parmesan

Ingredients
1/4
cup olive oil
3
tablespoons lemon juice
4
cloves garlic, minced
1
teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2
pounds fresh green and wax beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2
cup hazelnuts (filberts), toasted and chopped
 
Shaved Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. For dressing, in a small bowl whisk together oil, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, salt, and pepper until combined. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan cook green and wax beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Immediately plunge beans into ice water; let stand for 3 minutes. Drain well.
  3. Transfer beans to a serving bowl. Whisk dressing again; pour over beans. Toss gently to coat. Top with hazelnuts and cheese.

From the Test Kitchen

Variations:

No yellow beans? Use all green. Out of hazelnuts? Try toasted walnuts instead. Prefer another vegetable? Use the leaves from two large bunches of kale in place of the beans and skip Step 2 for a raw kale salad.

Nutrition Facts

(Two-Tone Green Bean Salad with Hazelnuts and Parmesan)
    Per serving:
  • 105 kcal cal.,
  • 8 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 2 mg chol.,
  • 101 mg sodium,
  • 7 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 3 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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