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Green Bean and Tomato Salad with Scallion Dressing

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Salad
Keyword: Green beans, Scallion buttermilk dressing recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 244kcal
This Green Bean and Tomato Salad with Scallion Dressing is so refreshing and really vibrant. Cook the beans in a nice stock, either chicken or vegetable, and all the flavors come together for an incredible flavor profile.
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 1 lb green beans fresh, trimmed
  • 2 large leeks white and pale-green parts only, halved, and cut into 2" pieces
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large heirloom tomato sliced
  • ½ cup mint leaves fresh, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh scallions
  • ½ cup Scallion-Buttermilk Dressing

Instructions

  • In a large pot, bring the stock to a boil.
  • Carefully add the beans to the stock and cook until just tender about 4 minutes.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beans to a colander set in a bowl of ice water, drain.
  • Place beans in a large bowl.
  • Bring the stock back to a boil and then add the leeks and cook until just tender, about 3 minutes, and then drain.
  • Add the cooked leeks to the bowl of beans and add the cherry tomatoes and olive oil and toss to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve salad over tomato slices and then drizzle the dressing over the top.
  • Then top with mint and scallions.

Nutrition

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 376mg | Potassium: 969mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 2721IU | Vitamin C: 55mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 4mg