Recipes and Cooking Green Bean Salad 3.0 (1) 1 Review This fresh vegetable side dish is tossed with a homemade tomato vinaigrette. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Chill Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 1 hrs 15 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounce fresh green beans, trimmed 8 ounce yellow and/or red cherry tomatoes, halved ½ of a small red onion, thinly sliced Basil-Tomato Vinaigrette: ⅓ cup snipped fresh basil 3 tablespoon red wine vinegar 2 tablespoon snipped dried tomatoes 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Directions In a medium saucepan, cook green beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling lightly salted water about 8 minutes or just until crisp-tender. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain again. In a large bowl, combine beans, cherry tomato halves, and red onion slices. Drizzle with Basil-Tomato Vinaigrette; toss gently to coat. Cover and chill before servings. Makes 6 (3/4-cup) servings. Basil-Tomato Vinaigrette: In a small bowl, stir together snipped fresh basil, red wine vinegar, snipped dried tomatoes,* olive oil; garlic, salt, and pepper. Makes about 2/3 cup. * To soften dried tomatoes for the vinaigrette, soak them in enough boiling water to cover for 5 minutes; drain well. Tips Prepare vinaigrette as directed. Cover and chill for up to 8 hours. Stir before using. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 53 Calories 2g Fat 8g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 53 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Sodium 126mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 8g 3% Protein 2g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.