Easy Peasy Green Bean Salad

Our 5 year old helped to improvise this recipe with what we had on hand. She’s also the one who named it.

Salad Ingredients

A handful of green beans, blanched in boiling water

2 tomatoes sliced

1 small onion coarsely chopped

1 can of chick peas (garbanzo beans) drained

Dressing Ingredients

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon tarragon vinegar (homemade herb vinegar is good.)

2 tablespoons olive oil

pinch of salt and pepper.

Place all the ingredients for the salad in a large bowl.

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Whisk the ingredients for the dressing together and pour over the salad.

Toss all the ingredients together.

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This salad is particularly yummy if served with crusty bread for soaking up the dressing.

3 thoughts on “Easy Peasy Green Bean Salad

  1. Wow, how fantastic that you’ve got your 5 yr old involved in this way!

    Since she likes garbanzo beans, here’s something you might like to try with her:

    Drain a can of garbanzos, dry with a teatowel, lightly stir fry in olive oil until the beans are all lightly crisped on the outside. Then add your favourite herbs or even a favourite commercial seasoning. Stir fry in the herbs another 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a colander so any excess oil can drain yet the beans can ‘dry’. These make a great snack and are healthy to boot. Believe it or not, they’re even enjoyed at kids parties!

    Enjoy.

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