Swiss Green Beans Recipe

Swiss Green Beans

1-1/2 Pounds green beans, cleaned and de-strung
5 T. fresh lemon juice
2 cloves, garlic, (she uses 6)
1/2 C. olive oil
1 T. red wine vinegar
1/2 Tsp dried dill weed
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 Tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 C. packed parsley
1/3 Pound Swiss Cheese cut in strips about 2-3” long
1/2 C ripe black olives, green peppers, red peppers-sliced
1/2 C or more chopped, toasted almonds

1. Steam the beans until just tender. Remove from heat and immediately rinse in cold water.
2. While the beans are cooking, combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl, mix thoroughly.
3. Add the rinsed, well drained beans to the dressing. Add Swiss Cheese. Toss until dressing is
well distributed. Cover tightly and marinade 2-3 hours stirring about once an hour.
4. Add olives and sliced peppers. Mix well and cover overnight or at least 5 hours.
5. Serve with toasted almonds.