1 pound yellow string beans, trimmed
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
3 ounces goat cheese or mozzarella, cubed
1/4 cup scallions, chopped
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons fresh oregano, chopped
1/4 teaspoon sugar
- Whisk together oil, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, oregano and sugar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place cheese into dressing and marinade for at least an hour.
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the beans. Cook until crisp tender, then drain and plunge in to ice water to stop cooking.
- Toss beans and tomatoes with cheese, scallions and prepared dressing. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Makes 6 servings