Green Bean and Tomato Salad with Herbs

Green Bean and Tomato Salad with Herbs

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total: 16 min
  • Serving: 10 Servings

This fresh and vibrant-colored green bean and cherry tomato salad is tossed with a mix of fresh tarragon, chives and thyme. Serve as a side to grilled lamb, roast chicken or pork chops.   


  • 2 pounds green beans
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon snipped chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped thyme leaves
  • 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes, halved


  1. Place a large pot of salted water over high heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the beans, cook for 6 minutes and then rinse with cold water. Drain well and then set aside.
  2. Place the mustard and the vinegar into a salad bowl and whisk vigorously until blended. Slowly add the oil, whisking to combine, and then season the dressing with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Place the green beans into the bowl with the dressing, along with the tarragon, chives, thyme and tomatoes. Toss well to coat and then serve immediately.


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