Thursday, April 7, 2011

weekend salad.

i made this for dinner tonight and thought it was pretty 
delicious so thought i'd share.
who says green beans are just for thanksgiving right?

green bean salad

2 large handfuls green beans
3 medium tomatoes
1 shallot
5-6 slices bacon
1/2 lemon
2 T. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Boil trimmed green beans in salted water until tender. Set aside.
Chop tomatoes into medium pieces, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Cut bacon into one inch pieces and cook until crispy. With about 1 T. of remaining fat sautee chopped 
shallots until carmelized. 
Add all ingredients into bowl. Squeeze top of salad with 1/2 of lemon juice and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. 
serve immediately or chilled. enjoy! and have a lovely weekend!

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