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BellaVitano & Two Bean Artichoke Salad


Servings:   |  Featured Product:  BellaVitano Cheese

Ingredients

½ lb Fresh green beans
½ lb Fresh wax beans
4 oz Artichoke hearts (marinated – drained & chopped)
1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp Sweet, stone ground mustard
½ cup Extra virgin olive oil
½ cup Sartori Reserve BellaVitano cheese – shaved
½ cup Sartori Signature Blends Sicilian Blend
1 tsp fresh chopped basil
Sea salt, to taste
Black pepper, to taste


Directions

Cook beans in boiling water until al dente. Shock in ice water to stop cooking process. Drain, pat dry and reserve.

Cook beans in boiling water until al dente. Shock in ice water to stop cooking process. Drain, pat dry and reserve.

Whisk together balsamic vinegar and mustard in a mixing bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil.

Place beans, artichoke hearts, red pepper, basil and half of both cheeses in the bowl with the balsamic/olive oil blend and toss together.

Taste and season accordingly with sea salt & pepper.

Final Preparation:

Place in a serving bowl and garnish with each of the remaining cheeses. Chill until ready to use.



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