When I found out my recipe was in a magazine, I was tickled pink....I was so excited. I mean how often has this happened to me? NEVER!!! I still have the magazine and this was in 2007!
As the article note said, I had received a call from a friend wanting to come over for lunch. At the time (over 15 years ago) we lived on the same property as our church (the church has since built a new building and relocated), but I had a large garden there and loved it. So knowing I only had about 45 minutes till she got there I did a quick inventory to see what I had, remembered a recipe my mom had and ran to the garden to make a quick salad.
We called it a Summer Bean Salad and what were the basic ingredients?
The amounts of the ingredients will vary according to how many people you are serving. You just eye ball it.
- fresh green beans
- hard-boiled eggs, (one or two), chopped, quartered or sliced
- chopped red onion
- Plum tomatoes, quartered
- Italian salad dressing
How to assemble:
Wah-lah! It's done and ready to eat. It's fresh tasting, easy and your guests will love it!!! Gee, makes me wish I had a garden. You can play with the ingredients as well. Bacon would go amazing with this as would some cheese crumbles.
- boil or steam your beans till crisp tender, you don't want them to turn to mush.drain and immediately place in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
- In a serving bowl, combine the beans, tomato, egg and onion, drizzle with dressing and toss to coat!
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