Green Beans and Tomatoes with Vinaigrette

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 mins

From Amanda Hesser's 'Cooking with Mr. Latte'. Was a nice accompainment to crab cakes and texas caviar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to boil.
  2. Season generously with salt, and add green beans.
  3. Cook until just tender and bright green, but still slightly crisp, about 4 minutes.
  4. Drain beans in colander, rinse under icy cold water, and dry in teatowel.
  5. Cut beans in half, then combine in a large serving bowl.
  6. with the tomatoes.
  7. Whisk together mustard, vinegar, pinch of sea salt and sugar.
  8. Gradually whisk in the oil, letting it thicken and emulsify as you go.
  9. Pour dressing over beans and tomatoes, turning to make sure everything gets well coated.
  10. Let sit for at least 15 minutes before serving.

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