Green Beans Salad with Almonds

Are you looking for a new twist on the traditional green bean casserole topped with French Fried onions? Look no further! We have a delicious Green Beans Salad with Almonds topped with a warm Miso sauce! This is a perfect holiday recipe because you can steam the green beans in the morning and then place into ice water to stop them from cooking. When ready to serve, heat them in the miso sauce and top with sliced almonds! Another option is to serve a cold green beans salad with the miso dressing.

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Green Beans Salad with Almonds
Green Beans Salad with Almonds

Making the Green Beans Salad

This recipe is really simple to make. If you have never used miso paste before, it is a soybean paste that I found in the International section of the grocery store.

Start with steaming the green beans until they are slightly underdone. Place into ice water to stop them from cooking. To make the Miso sauce, start with heating olive oil in a pan and then cooking the sweet onions for about 2-minutes. Then add garlic and cook for another minute to release the flavors. But be careful because garlic burns easily. Mix in the miso paste and then the water. Bring to a gentle boil and cook for a couple of minutes. Lastly, add the green beans and cook for a minute or two ensuring the green beans are properly coated. Pour into a serving bowl and top with sliced almonds.

Another option is to plate the green beans previously chilled in ice water. Pour the warm miso sauce over them and top with sliced almonds. Also consider toasting the sliced almonds or purchase smoked sliced almonds for another layer of flavor. There are many subtle variations you can try when making this Green Beans Salad with Almonds. And the best part it is simple to make and is delicious!

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Green Beans Salad with Almonds

Are you looking for a new twist on the traditional green bean casserole? Look no further! We have a delicious Green Beans Salad with Almonds topped with a warm Miso sauce! This is a perfect holiday recipe because you can steam the green beans in the morning and then place into ice water to stop them from cooking. When ready to serve, heat them in the miso sauce and top with sliced almonds! Another option is to serve a cold green beans salad with miso dressing.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Beans Salad with Almonds
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 97kcal
Author: Bernice

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Fresh Green Beans chopped
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Sweet Onion chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Sweet Miso Paste
  • ½ cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Almonds sliced

Instructions

Green Beans Preparation

  • Steam the green beans until they are slightly underdone and then place into ice water to stop them from cooking. Drain and dry.
  • If you wish to toast the almonds, now is a good time!
  • Miso Dressing Preparation
  • In a pan, heat the olive oil and add the sweet onion cooking for about 2-minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook for a minute to release the flavors. But be careful because garlic burns easily.
  • Mix in the miso paste and the water.
  • Bring to a gentle boil and cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Add green beans and cook for a minute or two to ensure the green beans are properly coated. Pour into a serving bowl and top with sliced almonds.
  • Another option is to plate the green beans previously chilled in ice water. Pour the warm miso sauce over them and top with sliced almonds.

Notes

Calories are approximate depending upon serving size.
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