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Nor Your Mother's Green Beans

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Ingredients
  Pine nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Green beans 1 Pound
  Shallot/1/4 cup chopped scallions 1 Large, peeled and minced
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Raspberry / Balsamic)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley/Chervil / basil 2 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Toast the pine nuts for about 10 minutes or until golden brown.
While the nuts are toasting, bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan, and remove and discard the ends of the green beans.
Ease the beans into the boiling water and cook them for about 3 to 6 minutes, or until just tender.
Combine the shallots or scallions, vinegar, oil, and herb of your choice in a medium bowl.
Drain the beans thoroughly and immediately add them to the bowl, tossing them with the dressing.
Stir in the toasted pine nuts.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve warm, or chill for 20 minutes and then serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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