😉 Sure I'm going to 'SPLURGE' a little, especially since I'm spending the weekend by my mom's house🍤🌭🍔🍖🍛🍩My mom 💖to cook heavy BBQ meals & tends to forget that I have a fitness career😉 However, I sometimes prepare healthier dishes for us. I just made this TODAY. Try it🍽
#Healthy #Nutritious #Delicious
Bean Salad with Basil Vinaigrette:
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
2 cups green beans (about 8 ounces), trimmed
1/2 cup fresh basil, plus 2 tablespoons chopped for garnish
1 small shallot, quartered
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
2 teaspoons honey or agave syrup
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1 15-ounce can chickpeas (see Tip), rinsed
1 15-ounce can dark red kidney beans, rinsed
1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed
1 15-ounce can cannellini or navy beans, rinsed
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup very thinly sliced radishes
Steam green beans in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Spread them out to cool.
Meanwhile, combine 1/2 cup basil, shallot, oil, vinegar, honey (or agave), mustard, salt and pepper in a blender. Puree until smooth.
Arrange the green beans and remaining ingredients on a platter. Serve with the dressing. Garnish with the chopped basil, if desired.
Sprinkle with salt and fresh cracked pepper.
#Health #Beauty #Fitness