Green bean and pea salad with salad cream dressing recipe

By Angela Boggiano

  1. Serves 12
  2. Takes 5 minutes to make and 15 minutes to cook
  3. Rating

This fresh green bean salad is the perfect accompaniment to any savoury pie.

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Green bean and pea salad with salad cream dressing


  1. 500g baby new potatoes, halved
  2. 200g green beans, topped and tailed
  3. 100g fresh peas
  4. Bunch of radishes, finely sliced
  5. 100g watercress
  6. 50g pea shoots

For the dressing

  1. 3 tbsp salad cream
  2. Juice of ½ lemon
  3. 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  4. 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint


  1. 1. Place the new potatoes in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes until tender. Drain and place in a large serving bowl.
  2. 2. Bring another pan of water to the boil, add the beans and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Add the peas and simmer for a further 2 minutes. Drain, then refresh under cold running water. Place in the bowl with the potatoes, radishes, watercress and pea shoots.
  3. 3. In a bowl, whisk together the salad cream, lemon juice, oil and mint. Season with a little salt and ground black pepper, to taste, then pour over the salad and toss together to serve.

Nutritional info

Per serving: 99kcals, 6.2g fat (0.9g saturated), 2.1g protein, 9.1g carbs, 1.9g sugar, 0.1g salt


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