Here is a light healthy way to start the fisrt day of Summer….
Haricots Verts and Grape Tomato Salad with Crème Fraîche Dressing
1 lb haricots verts, trimmed
¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil
2 Tbs minced shallots
2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
2 Tbs crème fraîche
1 Tbs honey
½ tsp salt
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
1 Tbs pine nuts, toasted
Cook haricots verts in boiling water 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.
Combine basil and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add haricots verts and tomatoes; toss gently to coat. Divide mixture evenly among 6 plates; sprinkle with nuts.