Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
1 1/2 pounds haricots verts, ends trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, very finely chopped
2 tomatoes, diced
15 kalamata olives, pitted and halved
2 tablespoons freshly chopped basil leaves
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
Freshly ground black pepper
Prepare an ice-water bath by filling a large bowl with ice and water
Bring a large pot of salted water to a rolling boil over high heat. Add the beans and cook until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Drain well in a colander, then set the colander with beans in the ice-water bath, making sure the beans are submerged. Drain the beans, shaking off the excess water.
In the same pot, heat the oil over low heat. Add beans, garlic, tomatoes, olives and basil, and toss to combine. Drizzle vinegar over beans and toss to coat. Taste and adjust for seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve hot, warm, or cold.
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