Garlic Bread, Green Bean and Tomato Salad

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

This recipe's full name is Lynne's Homage to California Cuisine: Garlic Bread, Green Bean and Tomato Salad and it is from "The Italian Country Table: Home Cooking from Italy's Farmhouse Kitchens" by Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Just add some cheese to the salad to make it a complete meal. Lynn suggests using chunk of Vela Dry Jack.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub a serving bowl with the garlic, reserving half the clove. Drop beans into boiling water and boil, uncovered. Taste after 5 minutes. When tender and beginning to lose their crispness, drain and sprinkle with salt. Turn into the bowl.
  2. Rub the warm toast with the reserved garlic and tear into irregular, bite-sized pieces. Add tomatoes. Gently toss with olive and vinegar. Season with to taste salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.
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My family loves this recipe! It tastes delicious and is beautiful.

WiGal August 05, 2007