Recipe – Haricots Verts and Grape Tomato Salad with Crème Fraîche Dressing

A delicious, quick and easy summer recipe. haricots-verts-ck-1065492-lIngredients:

  • 1 pound haricots verts, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted


  1. Cook haricots verts in boiling water 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. Combine basil and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add haricots verts and tomatoes; toss gently to coat. Divide mixture evenly among 6 plates; sprinkle with nuts.
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