Ensalada de Porotos Verdes (Green Bean and Tomato Salad)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 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.
Most Helpful

I have made this often - it's one of those perfect summer dishes! It's even better when everything comes fresh from your own garden - one of those tastes I look forward to!

Popcat August 18, 2012

Perfect veggie dish for the fresh green beans and yellow cherry tomatoes I had from the farmer's market. I found the dressing a tad too salty, but that it easy to fix for the next time. This will certainly become a summer favorite in our house.

helowy July 07, 2010

Haven't made this recipe recently, but I have made often in the past. Very easy and flavorful.

LaJuneBug April 13, 2007