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Green and White Bean Salad

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  • Great Northern Beans – 1/2 cup, dried and soaked overnight
  • Fine Green Beans – 225 gms, trimmed
  • Red Onion – 1/4, thinly sliced
  • Black Olives – 12, pitted
  • Chives – 1 tblsp, chopped
  • Salt

For Dressing:

  • Lemon Juice – 1/2 tblsp
  • Dijon Mustard – 1/2 tsp
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 6 tblsp
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Drain the soaked beans and put it in a saucepan with plenty of fresh water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil, then boil rapidly for 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce the heat slightly and cook for additional 30 minutes or until tender.
  4. Add salt in the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  5. Drain and set aside.
  6. Plunge the green beans into a large pan of boiling water.
  7. Return to a boil and cook for 4 minutes.
  8. Drain and set aside.
  9. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and then let it stand.
  10. While both the beans are still slightly warm, tip them into a warmed shallow serving dish.
  11. Scatter over the onion slices, olives and chives.
  12. Whisk the dressing again and spoon over the salad.
  13. Serve immediately.
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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