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Green beans are a great source of vitamins A, C, and K. Vitamin C is not only important for the immune system, but it’s a powerful antioxidant, helping to protect cells from damage.
Prepare Ice Bath Prepare an ice bath (a large bowl filled with ice water).
Cook Green Beans Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the trimmed green beans and cook for approximately two minutes, or until cooked, but still crisp. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the green beans from the pot to the prepared ice bath to stop the cooking process.
Combine All Ingredients & Serve Drain the green beans. In a large bowl, toss the green beans with the shallots, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, chopped basil, and parmesan cheese. Stir to combine. Salt and pepper, to taste and enjoy.
Substitute parmesan cheese for a non-dairy cheese alternative or omit
Purchase trimmed, washed green beans.
Purchase grated parmesan cheese.
Instead of using fresh basil, sprinkle liberally with dried basil.
Use a mini food processor to finely chop shallots.
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