Warm Bean and Tomato Salad with Basil

READY IN: 11mins
PaulaG
Top Review by rouxdog

Not too shabby. Ya even got this Cajun to eat chickpeas... The wife sprung this one on me. Nicely done.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Remove the ends from the beans and cut into 1 1/2 inch lengths.
  2. Cook in boiling water until just tender, about 5 - 7 minutes.
  3. Drain well.
  4. Meanwhile heat one tablespoon of oil in a large frypan over medium heat; cook the shallots until softened, about 2 minutes.
  5. Add balsamic vinegar and cook until liquid is reduced.
  6. Drain chickpeas and stir in chickpeas and green beans; cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  7. In a serving bowl, combine the bean mixture with tomatoes, olives and basil.
  8. Whisk together the remaining oil with lemon juice and pour over salad; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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