Enjoy this delicious vegetable side dish as part of your holiday meal.
2 ¼ pound Green Beans, fresh
2/3 tbsp. Olive or canola oil
2 tbsp. Garlic Cloves, peeled, fresh, minced
½ Cup Basil, Fresh, Chopped
2 tbsp. Shallots, peeled, fresh, minced
12 ounce Tomatoes, fresh, peeled, diced
4 tbsp. Olives, Kalamata, pitted, chopped
1 tbsp. Walnuts, chopped
4 tbsp. Red wine vinegar
- Blanch green beans in boiling water, drain, chill and drain. Place on a platter.
- Heat oil in a skillet and cook garlic until toasted to a golden brown.
- Place toasted garlic in a bowl. Add basil, shallots, diced tomatoes, finely minced olives, finely minced toasted walnuts and red wine vinegar. Mix together.
- Arrange garlic mixture over green beans.
Nutrition Information per 1 cup serving: 55 calories, 2 g total fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate (3 g fiber, 4 g sugars), 2 g protein