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Green bean and pea salad with salad cream dressing

  • for lots of people
  • Takes 5 minutes to make and 15 minutes to cook
  • Easy
This fresh green bean salad is the perfect accompaniment to any savoury pie.

Nutritional info per serving

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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INGREDIENTS

500g baby new potatoes, halved
200g green beans, topped and tailed
100g fresh peas
Bunch of radishes, finely sliced
100g watercress
50g pea shoots

(sh) For the dressing
3 tbsp salad cream
Juice of ½ lemon
5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint

METHOD

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. 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. 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.

From August 2009

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