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gluten free traditional green bean salad

Traditional Green Bean Salad

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 1/2 lb fresh green beans
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup almond slivers
  • 1/8 cup diced red onion optional
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring a medium sized pot of water to a boil and make a large bowl of ice water.
  • While waiting for the water to boil, cut off both ends of your green beans and also cut in half.
  • Place into boiling water for 1-3 minutes.
  • After the allotted time, place greenbeans directly into ice water to stop the cooking process.
  • Slice grape tomatoes in half and dice red onion.
  • Pat dry the green beans and place in a dish. Add tomatoes, onions (if you want them), and almonds. Then squeeze the juice of your one lemon, add the extra virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper. Mix will.
  • You can eat it right away but for best flavor, place in fridge for 30 minutes.