Green Beans, Toasted Pecans, and Blue Cheese

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl whisk together mustard, vinegar, shallot, and 1/2 tablespoon oil to make dressing.
  • In a small heavy skillet heat remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking and saute pecans with salt to taste, stirring frequently, until a shade darker, about 1 minute.
  • Transfer nuts to paper towels to drain and cool.
  • Coarsely chop nuts.
  • Have ready a bowl of ice and cold water.
  • In a large saucepan of boiling salted water blanch beans until just tender, about 3 minutes, and drain in a colander.
  • Transfer beans to ice water, stirring until just cool.
  • Drain beans well and add to dressing.
  • Crumble blue cheese over beans and gently toss with half of nuts and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve beans at room temperature topped with remaining nuts.
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