Green Bean Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

Green Bean Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: Serves 4 people

Green Bead Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing is a lovely side dish for many types of meals.


  • 1 pound of green beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ounce butter
  • 1/2 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 ounces breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped
  • 1/4 cup toasted, slivered almonds
  • For Dressing: 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Trim the green beans and cook in boiling water for about 5 minutes (or until tender). Drain and rinse under cold water. Add to a serving bowl and set aside.
  2. To make the dressing, blend the 2 tablespoons olive oil, vegetable oil, vinegar, 1/2 clove garlic, mustard, sugar and salt. Whisk together until well blended. Pour over the beans and mix to coat.
  3. In a medium-sized saute pan over medium-high heat, melt the olive oil and butter and cook the garlic for about a minute. Add the breadcrumbs and cook, stirring, for about 4 minutes (or until golden).
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and add the parsley and egg. Sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over the green beans. Sprinkle with the toasted almonds.


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