Tuna and Bean Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 03/27/2020, viewed by 1541 , 0 Comments
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Pair some fresh green beans and basil with a few pantry staples to create this delicious and filling salad, topped with beautiful soft boiled eggs.

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What you will need

1/4 tsp Salt

12 oz. Green Beans

1 small Shallot

2 oz fresh Basil Leaves

3 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar

4 cups Mixed Greens

15 oz can Great Northern Beans

10 oz canned Tuna

pinch Black Pepper

4 Eggs

(Nutritional facts 234 calories, 10.41 g fat, 19.62 g carbohydrates, 16.09 g protein, 296 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather and portion all ingredients. Drain and rinse white beans. Drain tuna.

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Wash and pluck the stems off of each bean.

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Cut the green beans into 2-3 inch pieces.

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alf-rounds.

Remove the papery skin from the shallot, cut in half and slice into thin half-rounds.

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Use your fingers to pluck the leaves of the basil from the stem. Add to the container of a food processor or blender.

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Add olive oil, chopped shallot, vinegar, salt, and pepper.

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ok if it is still a little chunky, it will still taste good!

Use a blender or food processor to blend these ingredients together. It is ok if it is still a little chunky, it will still taste good!

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g the water to a rolling boil and add the eggs. Set a timer for 3 minutes. After the 3 minute timer, add the green beans. Time for another 3 minutes. In total you will need to boil the eggs for 6 minutes, and the beans for 3 minutes.

In order to soft boil the eggs and blanch the green beans all at once, bring the water to a rolling boil and add the eggs. Set a timer for 3 minutes. After the 3 minute timer, add the green beans. Time for another 3 minutes. In total you will need to boil the eggs for 6 minutes, and the beans for 3 minutes.

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ce into a bowl of ice water, or run cold water over them to stop the cooking.

Once the timer goes off, strain the eggs and beans into a collander and place into a bowl of ice water, or run cold water over them to stop the cooking.

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Drain the beans and eggs once cooled and peel the eggs.

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Add the basil dressing to the beans and toss to coat.

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and green beans with basil vinnaigrette. Then carefully cut open one soft boiled egg per salad to plate.

Assemble the salad by topping the mixed greens with the tuna, white beans, and green beans with basil vinnaigrette. Then carefully cut open one soft boiled egg per salad to plate.

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