Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Yield
8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Inspired by the salad the Manzone sisters enjoyed every summer in Italy, this dish is pure simplicity, a fresh and flavorful use of peak summer produce.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add green beans; cook 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse well with cold water. Drain thoroughly, and place in a large bowl. Add tomatoes.

Step 2

Combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients (through anchovy) in a medium bowl; gradually add oil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Drizzle over bean mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

GRinFlorida's Review

dusher
May 30, 2013
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dusher's Review

GRinFlorida
November 30, 2010
Excellent combination of tastes. I used roma tomatoes which tend to be firmer and they were a a worthwhile substitution. Would serve to to company. Easy to make and I think the anchovy must be the secret ingredient!

Lolly49's Review

Lolly49
August 14, 2010
Husband loved it, I thought it was good but balsamic a little strong for the tomatoes, next time I will add tomatoes just before serving. It was good the 2nd day too. I didn't add the anchovies but did everything else according to recipe, would be good with other vegetables added too. Served with rotisserie chicken, would serve to casual guests.