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Green Bean Pesto Salad

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 30 min
  • 30 min
  • $$$
Gatheredtable
adapted from Buvette by Jody Williams

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 pound parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts plus 2 tablespoons, lightly toasted
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Mince basil and garlic. 2. Trim green beans. 3. Grate cheese Make: 1. Bring a large pot of water to boil, stir in some salt. 2. Add green beans to water and remove when tender, ~5 minutes. Drain beans and transfer to plate to cool. 3. Combine green beans with basil and garlic, stir. 4. Transfer to serving platter and top with 2 tablespoons pine nuts, olive oil, and cheese. 5. Serve with sprinkle of salt and pepper, to taste.

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