Green Beans Niçoise

Make-ahead tip: The green beans and the tomato mixture can be prepared a day in advance; cover and chill separately. Toss before serving.


8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 68
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 2.2 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 2.6 g
Carbohydrate 11.5 g
Fiber 2.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 213 mg
Calcium 49 mg


2 pounds green beans, trimmed
1 1/3 cups chopped plum tomato (about 3/4 pound)
1/2 cup minced shallots
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt


Place beans into a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 5 minutes. Drain and plunge beans into ice water; drain.

Combine tomato and remaining ingredients; pour the mixture over beans, and toss to coat.