Green Bean Raspberry Salad with Walnuts and Herbs de Provence

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The green beans are blanched to crisp-tender and tossed with a mix of garlic, olive oil, and Herbs de Provence. It is perfect for a starter or side dish that goes well with nearly any main and takes no more than 20 minutes to prepare.

Green Bean Raspberry Salad with Walnuts and Herbs de Provence

adapted from here
  • 400 g Green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 60 g Walnuts, chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Herbs de Provence
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 120 g Raspberries
  1. Boil green beans in a large pot of salted boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chopped walnuts and cook 2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Add remaining olive oil and chopped garlic to skillet. Cook over medium heat 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Return the walnuts to the skillet, herbs de Provence, salt and pepper. Cook briefly. Add in green beans and cook 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and gently fold in raspberries until evenly coated. | © 2015 | | © 2015 |


jasna varcakovic 14/9/15 04:18

Bold combination; it would never occur to me to put beans and raspberries together (But I don't see why not?)

The Yum List 14/9/15 04:28

What pretty plates you've used for this salad. Reminds me of the countryside and elegant country dining.

mjskit 14/9/15 05:00

You certainly have been throwing together some dynamic salads and this one is no exception! Love the use of crispy green beans with soft sweet raspberries. Seriously delicious Angie!

Caramella 14/9/15 05:55

An unusual combination, very colorful and healthy!

faithy 14/9/15 08:03

I would have never thought of such a combination. The colors are beautiful and I bet it is delicious as it is pretty!

Sharon D. 14/9/15 09:02

This is what I call an exciting combination, Angie. It's such a beautiful take. I can imagine how delicious this is. Yum!

Rosa's Yummy Yums 14/9/15 09:48

A delightful combination and lovely salad!



Beena 14/9/15 10:44

Lovely looking salad . Love it dear

Anu-My Ginger Garlic Kitchen 14/9/15 12:15

Oh wow! What a stunning looking colorful, delicious and healthy salad. So full of good health.

Sam Hoffer / My Carolina Kitchen 14/9/15 12:50

All the things I love - green beans, raspberries and herbs de Provence. This is a must try!

sunil rajput 14/9/15 13:35

a healthy and good looking salad.

Nava K 14/9/15 14:18

Gorgeous for the crunch, the little burst of sweetness and for a healthy meal. Triple loved.

Choclette 14/9/15 14:25

It rarely occurs to me to add fruit to vegetables. I think I need to get more adventurous as this looks lovely.

Monica 14/9/15 15:09

Fresh, firm, crisp green beans are such a beautiful thing! You have cooked them perfectly here!

Nancy Chan 14/9/15 15:10

Hi Angie, you always come up with very interesting salad combination! I would love to try this.

Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary 14/9/15 15:59

Oh wow, this salad is seriously GORGEOUS! I would have never thought to pair green beans with raspberries! LOVE this! I could eat this all day and be very happy! Cheers and thanks for sharing the YUM!

ann low 14/9/15 16:05

I've made this salad before but without the raspberries. Next time I must try your version. Thanks for sharing Angie!

Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy 14/9/15 16:23

Lovely colours! I bet the walnuts add a nice texture too!

Agness 14/9/15 16:32

I actually never knew that green beans can be mixed with raspberries and walnuts. Sounds like a weird, but super healthy combo that I am going to try soon when I'm back in Amsterdam from Japan :-).

Harriet Emily 14/9/15 16:33

What a beautiful, colourful salad Angie! It looks so delicious, and I love Herbs de Provence. What a great combination of flavours!

Sokehah cheah 14/9/15 16:46

Love that salad. Would be delicious with the berries....Great clicks!

Gloria Baker 14/9/15 17:37

This look soooo beautiful Angie :)

Shashi 14/9/15 19:13

Such a gorgeously colorful salad! Love the walnuts in there too - they give a nice textural element to this!

norma chang 14/9/15 19:15

Very colorful presentation, never thought of adding raspberries to my bean dishes, will be doing so now.

Cathleen 14/9/15 19:24

What a unique combination! I would love to try this

Cheri Savory Spoon 14/9/15 19:39

Hi Angie, I bet this is delicious with the raspberries, looks very tasty.

Ashley@CookNourishBliss 14/9/15 20:44

I have been on a green bean kick like no other! This salad looks perfect with those raspberries!

Evelyne CulturEatz 14/9/15 22:31

OK great way to prepare a staple, the green bean. But raspberries? Really, with a touch of garlic? I am curious to try ;-)

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 14/9/15 22:58

I never would have thought to pair fruit with grfeen beans! The combination is not only beautiful but sounds delicious, Angie!

tigerfish 15/9/15 00:04

I like the ease of preparation of this green bean salad! Love how the raspberries add a vivid color to the entire presentation.

Tricia Buice 15/9/15 01:37

20 minutes and packed with flavor - how beautiful! I would have never thought to add fresh raspberries - this is lovely Angie!

Jeanette 15/9/15 03:10

I would never think to put green beans and raspberries in a salad together - I love how pretty this is!

Unknown 15/9/15 04:05

wow love the idea of combining beans with raspberry, such a creative way to serve them, and the crunchy buttery walnuts are a bonus!

Medeja- CranberryJam 15/9/15 15:39

The combination of flavors (and colors) looks just amazing!

All That I'm Eating 15/9/15 15:40

What a fab end of summer recipe, lovely combination of raspberries and beans.

Pam 15/9/15 16:23

Gorgeous & delicious!

Hema 15/9/15 18:57

So beautiful, healthy and delicious..

fimere 15/9/15 20:42

une combinaison exquise et colorée
bonne soirée

Amy (Savory Moments) 15/9/15 22:11

Your raspberries look so perfect! What a nice summer salad - very refreshing and colorful!

Alida 15/9/15 23:27

A really bright and happy salad here. I want to buy walnuts, the new ones are just coming into season now. Ciao!

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 16/9/15 04:00

Such a stunning salad, Angie! The colors are vibrant and I bet it tastes as yummy as it looks!

Gourmet Getaways 16/9/15 06:05

This dish looks delicious!
Thanks so much for sharing.

Gourmet Getaways

motherrimmy 16/9/15 16:28

What a gorgeous recipe for green beans. It would be perfect for the holidays if I can find fresh raspberries that time of year. I wonder if really good frozen berries would work?

Abbe@This is How I Cook 16/9/15 22:52

I love salads like this. I might even try drizzling a little raspberry vinegar on top. So pretty, Angie!

Christine Ho 17/9/15 00:21

New combination of raspberry and green bean to me. Love the vibrant colors, Angie.

Juliana 17/9/15 02:46

Oh Angie, you always have simple and beautiful recipes...I love the fresh raspberries on the green many different textures in this salad...awesome!
Hope you are having a great week :)

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies 17/9/15 05:57

What a beautiful salad. I would have never thought to have raspberries with green beans... Definitely trying this pairing!

Nammi 18/9/15 06:05

wow!! love the colours!!

Barbara 18/9/15 14:30

I love raspberries AND green beans. Never thought to put them together though. This looks fabulous, Angie...and so pretty!

ZazaCook 18/9/15 16:34

Yum, love this light and delicious salad!

Unknown 18/9/15 17:29

Wow, that looks amazing! I've never tried a sweet combo on my green beans before! -

Marcela 18/9/15 19:48

yum! this salad is so tempting... I gotta prepare one too!

Unknown 18/9/15 20:08

this is such a beautiful salad, bursting with flavors!!

Geri Saucier 18/9/15 20:26

I love the flavors and color of this salad. Great way to use the green beans from the garden:)

Unknown 19/9/15 04:05

This is so pretty Angie! The vibrant colors just make me smile!

sunil rajput 19/9/15 19:19

yummy salad i try this its very delicious.

Debra Eliotseats 19/9/15 22:12

What a great combination of flavors. I bet it works out great!

Delectably Green 19/9/15 23:40

What a lovely, elegant and simple dish, I'm loving the local green beans here at the moment - so much flavor - this is a perfect recipe for them!

Paula @ Vintage Kitchen 20/9/15 00:40

Nice combination of ingredients Angie, and a way to use the herbes the provence that, for some reason, I always have around but never really use!

Kelly 20/9/15 00:54

Green beans are one of my favorite veggies! Love how perfectly crisp they are here. They look fantastic with the raspberries and walnuts!

noobcook 22/9/15 09:48

I love how fresh and vibrant this salad looks!

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 22/9/15 23:58

Oh I love raspberries I bet they go so well with the green beans. What a wonderful dish!

Koko 27/9/15 19:34

Green beans and rasberries- who would have thought! I love the colour contrast and the interesting flavour combination!

Nippon Nin 29/9/15 01:28

First of all, love the pink floral plate! Gorgeous pics and the approachable recipe...excellent!

Ha ha ha, like the quote from Totie Fields!


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