Healthy Kids

Green bean & tomato salad

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

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation
  • Serves: 6

  • Fresh from the garden: Basil, cherry tomatoes, green beans, mint, spring onions

  • Season: Summer/Autumn


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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.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is a not-for-profit charity whose vision is to see children form positive food habits for life. The Foundation provides the inspiration, information, professional development and support for educational institutions to deliver pleasurable food education, in conjunction with educators, partners and the wider community.

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