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Green Bean Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Author: Nicole Triebe
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 side servings
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


1 pound green beans, cleaned and trimmed

 2 Tablespoons crumbled goat cheese

 2 Tablespoons pine nuts

Dressing ingredients:

1 lemon, juiced and zested

1 garlic clove, grated

1 tablespoon shallot, minced

1/4 cup Pompeian Robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 tsp sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper


In a large stock pot over medium heat, bring water to a boil.  Add trimmed green beans and let simmer for 3-4 minutes. Drain and place in an ice bath immediately.

Make the dressing by combining all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl.  Whisk to combine and set aside.

Drain and toss the chilled green beans with 2 Tablespoons dressing and top with crumbled goat cheese, lemon zest and pine nuts!


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 116
  • Sugar: 2.7g
  • Sodium: 103.2mg
  • Fat: 10.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.8g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 6.6g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Protein: 2.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: green beans; salad; vegetarian