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Marinated Green Beans

Yield 8 servings


  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

How to Make It

  1. Cook beans in boiling water to cover for 6 minutes or until crisp tender; drain.

  2. Plunge in ice water to stop the cooking process; drain and set aside.

  3. Combine beans and onion; toss gently.

  4. Combine oil through garlic in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Pour over bean mixture; toss gently to coat.

  5. Cover, and chill 2 hours.