Summer Beans With Marinated Mozzarella and Cherry Tomatoes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 6 mins

We made this a few times last summer, I just got some fresh green and yellow i did a combo..turned out great.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium-size bowl, toss the shallots with vinegar.
  2. Add cubed mozzarella, herbs and oil.
  3. Toss well to coat, season with salt and pepper and marinate for a few hours or overnight to let flavors blend.
  4. Bring a medium-size pot of water to a boil and add 1/2-teaspoon salt.
  5. Drop in the beans and cook until just tender, 1 to 2 minutes for small young beans and up to 6 minutes for larger beans.
  6. Drain.
  7. Toss the hot beans with the olive oil, shallots, tarragon, 1/2-teaspoon salt and pepper.
  8. The beans will soak up the flavors as they cool to room temperature.
  9. Toss in the cherry tomatoes.
  10. Season and drizzle with additional oil and vinegar if desired.


Most Helpful

Marvelous salad. The more herbs the better. I made extra for lunch tomorrow but I'm afraid it's all gone, already.

sugarpea August 20, 2005

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