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
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch
TIME TO MAKE 15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch

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