Green Bean Slaw

Whether you call it a slaw or a salad, there’s one thing to agree on: this fresh and flavorful Southern side is the perfect dish for any backyard party, picnic, or tailgate.

Green Bean Slaw
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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  1. 4 slices bacon, cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces
  2. 4 cups fresh haricots vert (French green beans), trimmed
  3. 1⁄2 cup matchstick carrot
  4. 1⁄4 cup roasted salted peanuts
  5. 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  6. 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  7. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  8. 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard
  9. 1 teaspoon sugar
  10. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  11. 1⁄8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, fill with water to halfway full. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add beans; cook 2 minutes. Drain, and rinse beans under cold water until cooled. In a large bowl, place bacon, beans, carrot, and peanuts.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, shallot, olive oil, mustard, sugar, salt, and pepper. Pour dressing over green bean mixture, stirring to combine. Store, covered, in the refrigerator up to 2 days.
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