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A Christmas Salad

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Ingredients
For dressing
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dijon style mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Plum tomatoes 1 Pound, peeled and seeded
  Green beans 1 Pound, trimmed
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Clove 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Dressing: In small container with screw-top lid combine all dressing ingredients. Cover tightly and shake to mix. Set aside.
2. Cut tomatoes into bite-size pieces and place in medium bowl.
3. Cut beans into 2-inch lengths. Place in small saucepan with boiling water. Cook over medium heat until just barely tender, about 5 minutes. Drain. Cool immediately under cold tap water or in bowl of ice water. Drain. Blot dry with paper towels. Add beans to tomatoes.
4. Pour dressing over vegetables. Toss to combine. Transfer salad to serving bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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