PENNE WITH GREEN BEANS AND TOMATOES

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This could be a salad, a side dish or a complete meal, whatever you choose. It's a really good summertime dish to have when tomatoes are at their best.
Recipe & photo: Southern Living Magazine
06-20-14

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Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    (16 oz.) whole wheat penne pasta
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) haricots verts (thin green beans) cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 pt
    grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 c
    lemon-shallot vinaigrette (recipe below)
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh dill
  • LEMON-SHALLOT VINAIGRETTE:

  • 1/2 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1
    shallot, minced
  • 1 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1 Tbsp
    whole grain dijon mustard
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make PENNE WITH GREEN BEANS AND TOMATOES

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding green beans to boiling water during last 2 minutes of cooking time; drain. Rinse pasta mixture under cold running water until cool; drain.
  2. Toss together pasta mixture, tomatoes, and vinaigrette. Cover and chill up to 24 hours, if desired. Just before serving stir in dill, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. VINAIGRETTE: Stir together the lemon juice and shallot; let stand 5 minutes. Whisk in olive oil, parsley, honey and Dion mustard. Add salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate in an airtight container up to 1 week.

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About PENNE WITH GREEN BEANS AND TOMATOES

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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