Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield
8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Haricots verts  is French for green string bean and refers to a type of long, thin, green bean.  Here the beans are combined with pine nuts, basil and sundried tomatoes for a savory vegetable salad. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat oil and garlic in a small skillet over medium heat; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Combine garlic mixture, 1 tablespoon nuts, vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, and basil in a food processor; pulse until well combined.

Step 2

Cook beans in boiling water 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain. Place in a large bowl. Add basil mixture and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons nuts and tomatoes.

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