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French bean salad

From the one star french chef Patrick Asfaux

French bean salad
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This is a recipe adequate for persons suffering from type 2-diabetes

French bean salad for 4 to 6 persons :

  1. 500 grams (1 lb) French beans
  2. 50 grams (1.5 oz) pitted and coarsely chopped black olives
  3. 2 cooked chicken wings,skinned and diced up
  4. 3 spring onions, the bulb finely chopped and greens coarsely chopped
  5. 6 centiliters (1.5 fl.oz) rapeseed oil
  6. 4 centiliters cider vinegar
  7. table salt and freshly ground black pepper


1/Bring to the boil 5 liters (1 big gallon) of salted water), do not cover . At boiling point, put the beans and start testing them 4 minutes after the water has come back to the boil. Keep testing every minute
2/when cooked "al dente", drain them, pour them in a large bowl filled with cold water and ice, leave them to cool down for 3 minutes and drain them
3/prepare the dressing in a salad bowl with vinegar, salt, pepper, then add the oil, onions (white and green - keep some green for garnishing), chicken dice, olives, then the beans and toss the lot.
4/top with some green of the onions and keep into the fridge for at least 1 hour before eating
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