Green Beans with Mozzarella and Mint for I♥CC

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Time certainly flies, and over one year have elapsed since I was an activ member of the I Heart Cooking Clubs. I missed Ellie Krieger and made only one recipe from Jacques Pépin. Now the club is cooking recipes from Curtis Stone. To tell the truth, in my small cooking world I’ve never heard of this not bad looking chef. High time to try a recipe. It’s getting spring in Northern Germany, wild garlic and mint are sprouting off the soil. I deciced to use some mint leaves for

Green Beans with Mozzarella and Mint

Green Beans with Mozzarella and Mint

A very delicous salad for awaiting spring.

Green Beans with Mozzarella and Mint

YIELD: 2 servings

Green Beans with Mozzarella and Mint (2)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 360 grams fresh thin green beans, ends trimmed; Ulrike: I used frozen
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil; about 21 – 25 grams
  • 3 teaspoons shallots, finely chopped; about one
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt; I used Maldon Sea SaltGreen Beans with Mozzarella and Mint *
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 125 grams fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves; coarsely torn
  • 3 teaspoons aged balsamic vinegar

SOURCE

modified by Ulrike Westphal from:
Curtis Stone Website

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook the green beans in a large pot of boiling salted water just until they are crisp-tender and bright green, about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the green beans to a large bowl of ice water and let cool completely. Drain well and transfer the green beans to a paper towel-lined baking tray and pat dry to remove any excess moisture. The green beans can be cooked and cooled 8 hours ahead, covered and refrigerated.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the oil, eschalots, garlic, salt, and pepper. Add the green beans and toss to coat. 2
  3. Tear the cheese into large pieces and scatter them over the green beans. Add the mint and toss again. Mound the mixture on a platter. Drizzle with the vinegar and serve.

total time: 20 minutes
preparation time:15 minutes
cooking/baking time: 2 minutes

 
 
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Photo Credit: Couscous & Consciousness
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10 thoughts on “Green Beans with Mozzarella and Mint for I♥CC

  1. Kim

    We have missed you! Yes, Curtis is definitely not bad looking at all:)

    I love this fresh salad with little bits of mozzarella. Simple, pretty, and healthy!

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  3. Deb in Hawaii

    So happy to have you back. I never took you off the sidebar and kept hoping you would come cook with us again! ;-) I think you’ll have fun with Curtis. This salad looks perfect for spring–love the mint and mozzarella combination.

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  4. Turbohausfrau

    Nun trample ich auf der Stelle und warte voll Vorfreude auf meine Fisolen (grünen Bohnen), die allerdings noch nicht einmal gesät sind, was ich also sofort und auf der Stelle ändern muss, denn der Salat klingt toll!

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  5. Türkische Gerichte

    Ein ganz GROSSES Lob an dich.
    Wirklich tolle Rezepte auf dieser Seite.
    Möchte mich rechtherzlichen dafür bei dir bedanken

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