Fasolia Khadra Lil Salata (Fresh Green Bean Salad)

Egyptian Food and Recipes





lb. Fresh green beans, trimmed and broken into bite-sized pieces

1 large ripe tomato, cut into bite-sized pieces or 8 oz. Cherry tomatoes halved

small red onion, thinly sliced and diced

cup shaved Asiago or Feta cheese

Basil Vinaigrette Dressing*

Cook or steam the green beans until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water, then drain again. Place in bowl; add tomato. Add red onion and toss. Add Basil Vinaigrette and toss. Chill before serving. At serving time, sprinkle shaved cheese on top.



*Basil Vinaigrette Dressing




1/3 cup snipped fresh basil (use fresh!)

3 Tb. Red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar

1 Tb. Extra-virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

Ts. Salt

Ts. Pepper

Mix ingredients and refrigerate, covered, up to 8 hours. Makes about 2/3 cup.