Home HealthSalad Green Beans with Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad

Green Beans with Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad

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  • Green Beans – 1/4 kg, trimmed and cut in half
  • Bacon – 3, rashers, shortcut
  • Roquefort or any Blue Cheese – 100 gms
  • Parsley – few sprigs, for garnish

For the Dressing:

  • Red Wine Vinegar – 2 tsp
  • Dijon Mustard – 2 tsp
  • Walnut Oil – 1/4 cup
  • Salt as per taste
  • Ground Black Pepper


  1. Boil the beans in a lightly salted water for 3 to 4 minutes, until tender but still a little crisp.
  2. Drain and refresh in cold water.
  3. Cut the bacon into narrow strips and fry in a non-stick pan over high heat, without oil, until crisp.
  4. Set aside to cool.
  5. Crumble the Roquefort cheese.
  6. To make the mustard dressing, whisk the vinegar, mustard and oil in a small bowl.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Drain the beans and dry.
  9. Toss them with the dressing, bacon and cheese.
  10. Garnish with parsley.
  11. Serve.

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