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Green Beans with Pears Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joy Hollenshead Hasley
Added: Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb. green beans
1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
3-4 T. balsamic vinegar
2 tsp. white miso (Asian section of grocery)
1 c. finely chopped basil leaves
2-3 sprigs fresh parsley, finely chopped
2-3 shallots, minced
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
Grated zest of 1 fresh lemon
4 (sm.), ripe red pears, halved and thinly sliced lengthwise (unpeeled)
1 c. coarsely chopped walnut pieces, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook beans for 5 to 6 min. or until crisp-tender. Drain well and set aside. For the dressing, whisk oil, vinegar, miso, basil, parsley, shallots, garlic and lemon zest until smooth. Place beans, pears, and walnuts in a mixing bowl. Toss gently with dressing and transfer to a serving bowl.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Joy is the wife of Hugh Hasley, the daughter of Virginia (Rogers) Hollenshead & the late John Hollenshead & the granddaughter of the late Charlie & Carrie Lou (Wade) Hollenshead.

 

 

 

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