–salmon (size of 3 decks of cards, one-half pound)
–basil (fresh if possible)
–tomato (1, fresh, medium, chopped)
–green onions (2 stalks)
–parsley (fresh if possible)
–salt and pepper
–green beans (2 handfuls, frozen)
1 – Place the salmon in a covered baking dish with a little water. Season with salt, pepper, basil, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 4 and one-half minutes. When finished, test the center to be sure that it is done. If not, replace in the microwave for 1 minute more.
2 – Chop the tomato and season with salt, pepper, basil, and olive oil. Add to a mixing bowl. Chop the green onions into one-half inch pieces. Add to the bowl. Chop the parsley and add to the bowl. Add mayonnaise to taste. Stir well. Break apart the salmon, and fold into the vegetables. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
3 – Place the green beans in a covered baking dish with a little water. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
4 – Serve the salmon salad cold, with the hot green beans as a side.