Almond Green Bean Salad

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Title: Almond Green Bean Salad
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Almonds, Side Dishes, Starters


3/4 lb Green beans; trimmed and cut
-diagonally into 1-1/2
4 sl Bacon; cut into 1" pieces
1 c Cherry tomatoes; halved
1/3 c Sliced red onion
2 tb Balsamic vinegar
1 tb Vegetable oil
1/4 ts Pepper
Salt; to taste
Butter lettuce
1/3 c Slivered almonds; toasted *

In small saucepan cook beans about 5 minutes in 1 inch boiling water,
covered, just until crisp-tender; rinse with cold water and drain.
Meanwhile, in medium skillet cook bacon until crisp; remove with slotted
spoon to paper towels. In large bowl toss beans, tomatoes, onion, vinegar,
oil and pepper. Season with salt. Line platter or individual plates with
lettuce. Top with bean mixture, bacon and almonds.

Servings: 4

* To toast almonds, spread in an ungreased baking pan. Place in 350 degree
oven and bake 5 to 10 minutes or until almonds are light brown; stir once
or twice to assure even browning. Note that almonds will continue to brown
slightly after removing from oven.

See >Hanneman/Buster/MasterCook 1998/Ap

Recipe by: Almond Board of California

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by KitPATh on Apr 08,