An elegant summery salad of blanched green beans, cucumber, radish, cherry tomatoes and herbs with a soy mustard dressing.
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Green Bean, Cucumber & Radish Salad with Soy Mustard Dressing
WASH all your salad vegetables.
BLANCH | STEAM green beans – trim off top stem. Blanch in boiling water or steam for 3-4 mins. TASTE after 3 minutes to check if cooked to your liking. Drain. Plunge in ice water or rinse under cold water to cool.
THINLY SLICE bok choy, cucumber, radishes and scallion. Cut tomatoes in half. Separate parsley leaves.
MIX all salad ingredients and cooked green beans together.
PLATE salad dividing evenly between plates. Garnish with radish slices and parsley leaves.
DRESSING – add all ingredients into a small glass jar or bowl. Shake or whisk until smooth.
SERVE with dressing drizzled over salad or on the side.
STORE salad without dressing in the fridge in a glass container with a lid.
with or without any dressing, see below for suggestions
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ADD HERBS – chives, chervil, dill, basil, mint, bronze fennel, oregano.
ADD VEGETABLES red cabbage, radicchio, kohlrabi, celery, fennel, carrots, peppers, peas, avocados.