Green Bean Nest With Scallop Eggs Recipe

*Note: Green beans should be trimmed.

**Use green tops of onions only.

Step 1

To make vinaigrette, combine oil, vinegar, tarragon and savory and season to taste with salt and pepper. Shake well in covered jar.

Step 2

To make salad, cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until just crisp-tender. Drain. Place beans in cold water to stop cooking, drain and refrigerate. Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Saute scallops just until done, 1 to 2 minutes. Chill scallops. Just before serving, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice and green onions. Toss scallops in mixture. Combine beans with vinaigrette.

Step 3

Arrange beans in form of nest on serving dish. Place scallops in center. Sprinkle with additional savory.

Things You'll Need

  • 3/4c Olive oil
  • 1/4c Sherry vinegar
  • Fresh tarragon
  • Fresh savory
  • Salt, pepper
  • 2 1/2lb Sm tender green beans *
  • 1/2c Unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2lb Bay scallops
  • 1/3c Mayonnaise
  • 2/3c Sour cream
  • 1ts Lemon juice, or to taste
  • 1tb Chopped green onions **

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