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Green bean salad

ACT Nutrition Support Service » Recipes » Green bean salad

Green bean salad

Makes 1 large salad

Ingredients

800g green beans
½ cup slivered almonds
1 punnet of cherry tomatoes
½ cup reduced-fat feta
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
½ bunch basil

Dressing:

2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard

Method

  1. Trim the tops off of the green beans with a small knife.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. Add green beans and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Drain green beans in a colander under cold running water until completely cool.
  4. In a small frying pan over medium heat, toast almonds until golden.
  5. Halve cherry tomatoes and add to a large bowl with green beans and almonds. Crumble in feta and tear in basil. 
  6. In a small frying pan over medium heat, toast sesame seeds until golden.
  7. In a small jar with a lid, combine olive oil, lemon juice and mustard. Secure lid and shake to combine.
  8. Pour dressing over green beans and mix until well combined. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve.