Green bean salad with preserved lemons

An interesting side dish ready in just 10 minutes.

  • Vegetarian


  • ½ dijon mustard
  • Salad
  • 1 preserved lemon
  • 400g green beans
  • 10g basil, leaves only
  • Vinaigrette
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Halve the lemon, then cut away the flesh and discard it. Wash the rind in water, then slice it into very fine strips.
  2. Trim the beans and cook in salted boiling water for 3–4 minutes, until just tender, then refresh in iced water. Put in a serving bowl and add the preserved lemon strips.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients, season and toss with the beans. Set aside for 5 minutes before adding the basil leaves.
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 426.768kJ
Fat 9.0g
Saturated Fat 1.0g
Sugars 3.0g
Salt 0.8g

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This recipe was first published in Sun Aug 01 01:00:00 BST 2010.