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Toasted Pine Nut and Green Bean Salad

Toasted Pine Nut and Green Bean Salad

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  • 1 pound
    green beans
  • 1 pound
    yellow wax beans
  • 3 small heads
  • 1/2 cup
    pine nuts
  • 4 ounces
    Gorgonzola crumbles
  • 4 cloves
    roasted garlic
  • 3 tablespoons
    olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons
    Dijon mustard
    salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Wash beans and cut off ends. Cut into about 2 inch pieces. Add to boiling, salted water and cook for about 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and cool with cold water. Set aside.
  2. Wash and clean frisee, drying completely in a salad spinner. Set aside.
  3. Heat small pan and add pine nuts. Stirring often, toast pine nuts until golden brown and fragrant.
  4. To make dressing, whisk all (last five) ingredients together, breaking up garlic cloves.
  5. To assemble salad layer frisee in large bowl. Top with green beans, cheese crumbles, pine nuts and dressing. Toss to combine and serve immediately.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 11 servings
  • Calories323
  • Carbohydrates40.0 g
  • Cholesterol9 mg
  • Fat16.2 g
    • Saturated fat3.6 g
  • Sodium447 mg
  • Protein7 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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