Recipes and Cooking Heirloom Tomato and Green Bean Salad 5.0 (1) Why choose between a caprese salad, pasta, or a bean salad when you can have all three in one easy, breezy, 30-minute package? By David Bonom, CCP David Bonom, CCP David Bonom is highly regarded for his knowledge and expertise as a food professional, sharing his knowledge through the many recipes he has created as well as articles he has written. David has been a chef, food writer, recipe developer, public speaker, and culinary educator for 25+ years. David received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the New York Institute of Technology where he studied television and film production. He is a Certified Culinary Professional (CCP) which he earned through the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 28, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Paul Costello Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 9 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ounce fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped (2 cups) ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup Israeli couscous ½ teaspoon salt 2 pound assorted heirloom tomatoes, cut into wedges and/or sliced 1 ½ cup matchstick-size pieces jicama, daikon, kohlrabi or radish 3 tablespoon lemon juice 3 tablespoon drained capers 3 tablespoon chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions In a medium saucepan cook green beans in boiling salted water 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain again. Wipe out saucepan. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil over medium heat. Add couscous. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add 2/3 cup water and 1/4 tsp. of the salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes or until tender and water is absorbed. Remove; let stand 5 minutes. Arrange couscous, beans, tomatoes, and jicama on a platter. In a small bowl whisk together lemon juice, capers, mint, parsley, remaining 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. black pepper. Slowly whisk in remaining 3 Tbsp. oil. Pour over tomato mixture. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 148 Calories 7g Fat 19g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 148 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 233mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 5g Protein 4g Vitamin C 33.5mg 168% Calcium 36mg 3% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 490mg 10% Folate, total 41.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *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.