Recipes and Cooking Haricots Verts-Cabbage Salad with Apricot-Lime Vinaigrette Haricots (beans) verts (green) are a French variety of bean. They are small, slender, and tender when fully mature. Blanching--partially cooking the beans and plunging them into ice water--makes them bright and crisp-tender for salads. By Charlie Worthington Published on November 22, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Hands On Time: 30 mins Stand Time: 60 mins Total Time: 90 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup dry white wine 3 dried apricots, finely chopped 3 tablespoon honey 3 tablespoon rice vinegar 2 teaspoon lime zest 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 serrano chile pepper, stemmed, seeded and finely chopped* 16 ounce haricot verts or green beans, trimmed and cut into 2- to 3-inch pieces 3 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon lime juice ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup chopped parsley 2 green onions, chopped 12 ounce napa cabbage, shredded or Brussels sprouts, shaved 8 cup torn greens, such as green leaf, romaine, and/or Bibb ¼ cup shaved Pecorino Romano cheese Directions In a small saucepan combine first seven ingredients (through serrano pepper). Bring to boiing over medium-high heat; gently boil 10 minutes or until reduced by one-third, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to boiling. Add haricot verts; return to a boil and cook 4 minutes. Drain and immediately submerge in ice water. When cool, drain well. Whisk oil, lime juice, and salt into reduction. Stir in parsley and green onions. In a mediumbowl toss cabbage with about 1/4 cup of dressing; let stand up to an hour. To serve, arrange greens on a platter. Top with cabbage and haricot verts. Spoon remaining dressing over. Top with cheese. Tips White wine reduction can be made, cooled, and refrigerated up to three days in advance. Blanch beans up to 24 hours before serving. Vinaigrette: Nutrition analysis per serving: 121 calories, 0 g protein, 13 g carbohydrate, 7 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 10 g total sugar,. 12% Vitamin A, 9% Vitamin C, 205 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 3% iron Chile Pepper Tip Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 172 Calories 8g Fat 21g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 172 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 288mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 13g Protein 4g Vitamin C 35.6mg 178% Calcium 127mg 10% Iron 1.8mg 10% Potassium 466mg 10% Folate, total 93.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *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.