Green bean and blue cheese salad

Green bean and blue cheese salad


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About this recipe: This summer salad is full of flavour and crunch.


Serves: 4 

  • 500g (1 1/4 lb) fresh green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 30g (1 oz) blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 50g (2 oz) pecan pieces, toasted
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Place green beans in a steamer over 2cm (1 in) of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Allow to cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine beans, onion, blue cheese and pecans. Stir in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Chill for at least an hour before serving.

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