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Bean Salad
Contributed By: Admin
Preparation Time: 20 minutes + 10 minutes standing time (+ time to soak and cook beans, if not pre-cooked).
Cooking Time: Nil
Serves: 6

The DVD edition of
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Ingredients
2 cups green beans, cut in halves
1 cup cooked red kidney beans
1 cup cooked butter beans
100 g mushrooms, sliced
1 red and 1 green capsicum, seeded and sliced
1 cup mung-bean sprouts
1/2 cup parsley
 
Served with some crisp lettuce, sun-ripened tomatoes and a chunk of fresh whole meal bread, this salad makes a per­fect lunch or summer meal. It is just as lovely the following day, providing the bean sprouts are fresh. Use pre-cooked canned beans that have been drained and rinsed, if preferred. 
   
 
Method:

1.  Steam or microwave beans until barely tender. Rinse immediately under cold water and drain.2.  Combine all salad ingredients.3.  Mix all dressing ingredients and pour over salad. Allow to stand for at least 10 minutes before serving. 

Nutritional information per serve: Protein 7g; fat 3 g; carbohydrate 8 g; very good dietary fiber 6 g; 375 kJ (90 Cals)

Other features: Excellent source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of potassium, and some vitamin A, niacin and iron. Negligible sodium.

 

 


 

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