Green Bean Slaw
© Fredrika Stjärne

Green Bean Slaw

  • SERVINGS: 10 side-dish servings

In this salad, tender haricots verts get tossed with crunchy strips of carrot, red pepper and parsnip. When TV personality Rachael Ray (who is originally from upstate New York) visited the Beekman farm, Lee Woolver made a version of this salad with bacon, but it's just as delicious without.

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  1. 1 1/4 pounds haricots verts (thin green beans)
  2. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  3. 1 garlic clove, minced
  4. 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  5. 2 1/2 tablespoons water
  6. 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  8. 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  9. 1 medium carrot, cut into fine julienne
  10. 1 medium parsnip, cut into fine julienne
  11. 1 red bell pepper, cut into fine julienne
  12. 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  13. Worcestershire sauce
  14. Hot sauce
  15. Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  16. 1 hard-cooked egg, chopped, for garnish (optional)
  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the beans until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Drain, rinse and pat dry.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and cook over moderate heat until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in the vinegar, water, mustard, honey and celery seeds. Add the carrot, parsnip, red pepper and onion and toss until warmed through, about 1 minute. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the beans and toss well. Add a few dashes of Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce and season with salt and pepper. Garnish the slaw with the chopped egg and serve warm or at room temperature.
Make Ahead
The cooked beans and dressed mixed vegetables can be refrigerated separately overnight. Bring to room temperature before serving.