Summer Beans with Marinated Mozzarella and Cherry Tomatoes

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  1. In a medium-size bowl, toss the shallots with vinegar.
  2. Add cubed mozzarella, herbs and oil.
  3. Toss well to coat, season with salt and pepper and marinate for a few hours or overnight to let flavors blend.
  4. Bring a medium-size pot of water to a boil and add ½ teaspoon salt.
  5. Drop in the beans and cook until just tender, 1 to 2 minutes for small young beans and up to 6 minutes for larger beans.
  6. Drain.
  7. Toss the hot beans with the olive oil, shallots, tarragon, ½ teaspoon salt and pepper.
  8. The beans will soak up the flavors as they cool to room temperature.
  9. Toss in the cherry tomatoes.
  10. Season and drizzle with additional oil and vinegar if desired.

Nutritional information[edit]

Per serving (153g-wt.):

  • 190 calories (120 from fat) | 13g total fat | 3.5g saturated fat | 3g dietary fiber | 8g protein | 9g carbohydrate | 10mg cholesterol | 200mg sodium