Using fresh and seasonal ingredients, this delicious summer salad is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Serves:  6
Fresh from the garden:  Basil, cherry tomatoes, green beans, mint, spring onions
Season:  Summer/Autumn

Ingredients

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Equipment

What to do

  • 1. Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

  • 2. Cook beans in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still crisp, about 3 minutes.

  • 3. Drain in a colander.

  • 4. Whisk oil with vinegar, sugar and mustard; season with salt and pepper.

  • 5. Toss beans with vinaigrette, tomatoes, spring onions and chopped herbs in a large bowl.

  • 6. Taste to check for seasoning.

  • 7. Place in serving bowls to share.

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