Homestyle Tomato-Bean Salad with Blue Chees-Chives Dressing

Homestyle Tomato-Bean Salad with Blue Chees-Chives Dressing

The dressing can be made several days ahead, and the snap beans blanched up to one day ahead.

Homestyle Tomato-Bean Salad with Blue Chees-Chives Dressing

Image source: carriesexperimentalkitchen.com

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1 1/2 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup(s) plain thick yogurt (strained yogurt)
  • 1/2 cup(s) reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoon(s) snipped fresh chives
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) freshly ground pepper
  • 8 ounce(s) creamy-style Danish blue cheese, crumbled

Salad:

  • 12 ounce(s) green beans, trimmed
  • 12 ounce(s) yellow wax beans, trimmed
  • 2 pint(s) mixed red and yellow cherry, grape, or pear tomatoes
  • 1 small bunch radishes, sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

 

 

Directions:

  1. Prepare the dressing: In a bowl, whisk all ingredients, except blue cheese, until blended. Stir in blue cheese. Refrigerate in an airtight container.
  2. Prepare the salad: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil; add beans and blanch 4 to 5 minutes, until crisp-tender. Drain; plunge into a bowl of ice water. When beans are cold, drain and pat dry.
  3. In a large serving bowl, mix beans, tomatoes, and radishes. Add the oil, salt, and pepper; toss. Drizzle 1 cup of the dressing over salad. Serve remaining dressing on the side.

 

source: delish.com

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