Fancy Green Beans #glutenfree #caseinfree

Green Bean Salad

YUM! These fancy green beans are a super easy side dish with lots of flavor and texture that are naturally gluten-free and casein-free (make sure you use GF mustard and the walnuts aren’t processed at a facility with WHEAT).

1/2 lb green beans, trimmed
2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
2 tbsp fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
2 shallots, sliced
4 tsp olive oil, divided
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp GF stone ground mustard
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper

Mix together the vinaigrette: 2 tsp olive oil, red wine vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Set aside.

In a small cast iron skillet, heat 1 tsp olive oil over medium heat. Add the sliced shallots and cook over medium low heat until caramelized. Set aside.

Wash and rinse the green beans. Trim off the ends. Bring a large pot of water and 1 tsp olive oil to a boil and add the green beans. Cook for about 3-4 minutes. Drain.

In another small skillet, toast the chopped walnuts over medium heat for a few minutes. Let cool.

Toss together the vinaigrette, green beans, caramelized shallots, walnuts and parsley before serving. And there you have it – fancy green beans everyone will love!

Deana Larkin Evans

Hi! I'm Deana. Thanks for stopping by. This food blog is all about cooking wholesome real food, developing gluten free recipes and creating weekly menus to save time and money while reducing stress and food waste. I had to start eating gluten-free in November of 2010 and dairy/casein-free January 2014 (except for the occasional Parmesan cheese). I'm kind of a nerd, too. In the '90s, I earned an undergrad degree in Biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. Hook 'em! \m/ Then followed up with a PhD in Biochemistry and a law degree from the University of Houston. I'm currently learning about bioinformatics and genomics from Johns Hopkins University online program.

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