This is one of my favorite salads. I have posted about it before, since I make it often. The best thing about this salad is that it can be made ahead of time. I made a big batch on Sunday and have brought it to work for lunch all week. This salad is a great lunch or side dish with dinner.
I am not listing proportions, it is really up to you. I used burrata (fresh mozzarella with cream inside) and it made the entire salad a little creamy. It turned the Italian dressing into a creamy cheesy dressing, and I really liked it.
You will need:
Fresh Basil, chopped
Mozzarella, either shredded or chopped
Salad Dressing (Italian, Balsamic Vinaigrette, or Oil and Vinegar)
Trim the ends off of the green beans, and cut them into easy to eat pieces. Boil them in water for about 4 minutes. You want them to be al dente.
Drain the green beans and let them cool.
Place the green beans, tomato, basil, and mozzarella in a large bowl. Add the dressing and toss.