French bean salad

This French bean salad is a classic. That has potential. In case you’re looking for a veggie bowl filled with sour sweetness. Than this French bean salad is the right candidate

editor's note

The leading ingredients for this salad are fresh green beans. That you parboil shortly. Now back to this crunchy salad. Together with slices of cucumber, red onion and black olives. You have a bowl that will give you energy and vitamins. And has this rare combination of sweet and sour. That you often experience when eating Asian salads. However this is the result of French pride. So my advice is to give this salad a try


  1. 200 gr. of cooked green beans
  2. 1/3 of a cucumber (the thinner the better)
  3. 10 black olives (pitted)
  4. 1 red onion
  5. 1 cup of French salad sauce


  • a Knife
  • a spoon
  • a Cutting Board
  • a Saucepan
  • a clean Kitch Towel
  • a sieve or colander
  • a plate
  • a Bowl
  1. Wash & towel dry cucumber
  2. Slice & dice 1/2 of cucumber
  3. Add diced cucumber to bowl
  4. Cut cooked beans into smaller chunks
  5. Add chunks to bowl
  6. Open can of pitted olives
  7. Sieve olives
  8. Pick 10 olives
  9. Cut them in half
  10. Add halves to bowl
  11. Undo skin of red onion
  12. Slice & dice onion
  13. Add chunks of onion to the bowl
  14. Pour French salad sauce into bowl
  15. Cover bowl with plate
  16. Give bowl + plate a few good shakes
  17. Serve in clean bowl
  18. Bon appétit!
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