Mint, Courgette, Bean and Pine Nut Salad

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time10 mins
  • DifficultyEasy
100g french beans topped and tailed cut into 2cm length
1 large yellow courgette
1 large green courgette
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
80ml extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp toasted crushed cumin
2 tbsp of finely chopped mint
50g toasted pine nuts
A handful of chervil
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Blanch the beans in boiling salted water for 2-3 minutes so they're still al dente.

2. Drain and immediately plunge them into ice cold water to stop the beans from cooking further.

3. Drain and set aside in a mixing bowl.

4. Now using a potato peeler, peel away into strips the courgettes and add to the beans.

5. Pour the juice and zest over the courgette mixture along with the cumin.

6. Slowly pour the oil over the vegetables until the vegetables are coated lightly.

7. Fold in a generous amount of herbs and adjust the seasoning.

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