Sunday, September 9, 2012
FASOLIA KHADRA LIL SALATA
¾ lb. Fresh green beans, trimmed and broken into bite-sized pieces
1 large ripe tomato, cut into bite-sized pieces or 8 oz. Cherry tomatoes halved
½ small red onion, thinly sliced and diced
½ cup shaved Asiago or Feta cheese
Basil Vinaigrette Dressing*
Cook or steam the green beans until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water, then drain again. Place in bowl; add tomato. Add red onion and toss. Add Basil Vinaigrette and toss. Chill before serving. At serving time, sprinkle shaved cheese on top.
*Basil Vinaigrette Dressing
1/3 cup snipped fresh basil (use fresh!)
3 Tb. Red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar
1 Tb. Extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ Ts. Salt
¼ Ts. Pepper
Mix ingredients and refrigerate, covered, up to 8 hours. Makes about 2/3 cup.