Green Bean Salad with Basil, Balsamic, and Parmesan

Green Bean Salad with Basil, Balsamic, and Parmesan
Green Bean Salad with Basil, Balsamic, and Parmesan takes roughly 25 minutes from beginning to end. This recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains around 5g of protein, 11g of fat, and a total of 156 calories. This recipe serves 6. A mixture of green beans, pepper, parmesan cheese, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. It works well as a side dish. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. Users who liked this recipe also liked Green Bean,Yellow Bean, and Tomato Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette, Basil, Parmesan And Green Beans. The "pesto" Salad, and Balsamic Green Bean Salad.

Instructions

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Place the chopped onions in a small bowl of water. This will help take the edge off the onions.
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Let sit while you prepare the rest of the salad.
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Blanch the green beans: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil (2 Tbsp salt for 2 quarts of water).
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Add the green beans to the water and blanch only for about 2 minutes or so, until the beans are just barely cooked through, but still crisp.
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Fresh young beans should cook quickly. Older, tougher beans may take longer.
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Shock in ice water: While the beans are cooking, prepare a large bowl of ice water. When the beans are ready, use a slotted spoon to remove them from the boiling water to the ice water to stop the cooking.
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Drain the green beans and the red onions.
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Place the green beans, red onion, and chopped basil in a large bowl.
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Sprinkle in the olive oil, toss to coat.
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Sprinkle in the balsamic and Parmesan cheese. Toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
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Chill until ready to serve.