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Easy String Bean and Tomato Salad
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Easy String Bean and Tomato Salad

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword Easy to Make
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 200kcal
Author Christy
Cost $9


  • 6 ripe plum tomatoes or 1 carton Campari tomato
  • 1 lb string beans


  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp chives or green onions
  • ½ Tbsp garlic, minced very fine
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Wash and trim the string beans.
  • Lightly boil the string beans for 3 to 4 minutes. Do not overcook, the ideal texture is crisp and not mushy for this salad.
  • Drain the green beans and allow them to cool.
  • Cut Campari tomatoes into quarters or core plum tomatoes and cut into wedges.


  • Add mustard, vinegar, chives, garlic, olive oil, basil, and capers to a capped jar and shake well.
  • Put tomatoes and string beans in a salad bowl and toss with the dressing.
  • Season with salt and pepper.


Calories: 200kcal