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Mediterranean Bean Salad

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Ingredients
  Green beans 1 Pound
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 1 , grated
  Grated lemon peel 1 Small
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Hard cooked eggs 2 , chopped
  Hard-cooked eggs 2 , chopped
  Black olives 8 Small
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Garlic cloves 1 Small, crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. Prepare the string beans by trimming them and if they are small, leave whole and cut beans in half crosswise, if large.
2. In a saucepan simmer prepared beans in boiling water to almost cover with a little salt for about 10 minutes such that crisp-tender.
3. Drain beans and rinse with cold water to cool quickly.
4. For making the dressing, into a serving bowl large enough to hold beans pour olive oil, stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, hard-cooked eggs, olives and garlic, if desired and season with salt and pepper.

SERVING
5. Toss cooled beans to coat with dressing beans and serve immediately or refrigerate several hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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