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Fresh Green Beans

There is nothing I love more than veggies straight from the garden.  Because of that, I am going to be featuring some of my favorite recipes to use these veggies.

Balsamic Green Bean Salad
Balsamic Green Bean Salad

Balsamic Green Bean Salad

1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed

2 tablespoons chopped shallots

2 tablespoons chopped garlic

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

¼ cup olive oil

  1. Place green beans in a large saucepan.  Fill with enough water to cover green beans and bring to boil over high heat.  Reduce heat to medium low and simmer 10 minutes.  Drain, and let cool.
  2. In a bowl, stir together shallots, garlic, balsamic vinegar and oil.  Pour over green beans.  Cover and refrigerate at least one hour.  Serve cold.

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