Deluxe Green Bean Salad

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Bring this beautiful green bean salad to a potluck or serve as a side instead of steamed vegetables

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. green beans (preferably young beans)
  • 3 medium size carrots
  • 1 large fennel
  • FOR THE MARINADE
  • ¼ cup raw apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup finely chopped parsley
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. pure maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • NOTE: All ingredients including spices must be gluten-free and preferably organic
  • Instructions

  • Clean the beans by breaking off both ends as you wash them
  • Peel the carrots and cut into matchsticks
  • Steam the beans and carrots leaving them firm to the bite (about 3 minutes) then cool
  • While the beans and carrots are steaming, prepare the fennel by cutting off the fennel stalks and peeling off any wilted outer layers, then shave the fennel
  • Whisk together apple cider vinegar, parsley, water, olive oil, maple syrup/agave nectar and garlic
  • Place beans, carrots and fennel into a large bowl and toss with the marinade, and then season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight, tossing couple of times in-between, this allows the vegetables absorb the delicious flavours from the marinade
  • Serve warm or room temperature


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