Summer of Salad – Chilled Green Beans

For a Fourth of July Barbecue:

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2 lbs fresh green beans, steamed until just tender and run under cold water

About 2 tbsp olive oil

About 3 tbsp lemon juice

2 cloves garlic, crushed

A pinch or 2 of crushed red pepper

Salt and pepper to taste

Briefly saute the garlic and red pepper in the olive oil.  Whisk in the lemon juice.  Allow to cool.  Mix all ingredients and store in the fridge until it’s time to serve.

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