Ensalada de Porotos Verdes (Green Bean and Tomato Salad)

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Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

This Moosewood Restaurant recipe sidedish is a Chilean dish and very yummy.

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  • 1 12 lbs green beans, fresh
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, large,cut into wedges


  1. Wash and trim the green beans.
  2. Cut them diagonally into 1 1/2 inch pieces.
  3. Cook the bean in boiling water to cover for about 10-15 minutes, until just tender.
  4. Drain the beans and set them aside to cool.
  5. Combine the lemon juice, oil, salt and garlic.
  6. In a bowl combine the beans and tomato wedges.
  7. Toss them with the dressing.