This Runner Bean Salad is a healthy and refreshing side dish that’s perfect for any occasion. It’s packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals, making it a nutritious addition to any meal. The combination of sweet cherry tomatoes, crunchy runner beans, and tangy feta cheese makes for a delicious and satisfying salad. It’s easy to make and can be prepared in advance, making it a great option for meal prep or a potluck gathering. Enjoy this salad as a light lunch or a side dish to your favorite main course.
- 500g runner beans, trimmed and sliced
- 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 small red onion, sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced
- 1/2 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
For the Dressing
- 3 tbsp of olive oil
- 2 tbsp of red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp of honey
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a pot of boiling salted water, cook the runner beans for 3-4 minutes or until tender-crisp.
- Drain the beans and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process.
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked runner beans, cherry tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper, feta cheese, and parsley.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.
- Serves 4-6 people
Nutritional Information (per serving):
- Calories: 175kcal
- Fat: 12g
- Carbohydrates: 14g
- Protein: 5g
- Sugar: 9g
- Fiber: 4g
- Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 4 minutes
- Category: Salad
- Cuisine: International
- Author: Jayne