Long Bean Salad is so easy to make and will quickly become your favorite summer recipe.  It's great served warm or cold or even as a side.

Long Bean Salad


This easy to make Green Bean Salad will quickly become your favorite summer recipe.  It’s great served warm or cold or even as a side.



  • 1 pound Chinese long beans, trimmed, cut into 1” pieces
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 zucchini, halved and sliced to ½” thick
  • Lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon sliced fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup + 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Cook cut long beans in boiling water for 5 minutes, or until tender crisp.
  2. Preheat the griller and lightly oil grates. Place zucchini in a large mixing bowl and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Toss to coat and sprinkle with salt. Grill about 5 minutes per side, or until nicely seared and cooked to desired tenderness.
  3. In a bowl, combine fresh lemon juice, 1 cup of olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper; stir well with a whisk.
  4. Combine green beans with the tomatoes and zucchini. Toss with the vinaigrette, mint leaves, and lemon zest.
  5. Add almond just before serving.