Green bean salad

A New Zealand classic that hasn't gone out of fashion. Great for summer, but just as good using frozen beans any other time.

classic NZ bean salad recipe
SERVES4
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPELunch
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPELunch

Watch our step-by-step recipe guide.

Method

  1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and cook the green beans for 2 minutes
  2. Drain and cool under cold running water, set aside
  3. In a large salad bowl, mix together the canned mixed beans, chickpeas, capsicum, red onion, parsley and green beans, vinegar and oil
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 2 cups
    sliced green beans
  • 1 can 
    4 bean mix, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can 
    chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • capsicum, diced
  • 1/2 
    red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup
    finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup
    vinegar
  • 2 tbsp
    oil
Per serve
  • Energy
    917kJ
  • Total Fat
    9g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.9g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    18.3g
  • Sugars
    5.9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    10.7g
  • Sodium
    179mg