Stuck For a Healthy Salad Idea?

Try this super quick and easy to prepare bean and mushroom salad! Not only does it taste fantastic, its high antioxidants, fibre, potassium and vitamin C content makes it ideal for weight management and may aid in the prevention of heart disease and some cancers.


  • Green Beans
  • Mushrooms
  • Red Capsicum
  • Garlic
  • Vinegar
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt


  1. 1
    Blanch beans in boiling water before refreshing in ice water.
  2. 2
    Remove stalks from mushrooms and lightly sauté.
  3. 3
    Allow mushrooms to cool before combining with the beans.
  4. 4
    Lightly oil a hot pan and add finely chopped garlic and sliced capsicum and cook just until the capsicum begins to soften.
  5. 5
    Add the cooked garlic and capsicum to the beans and mushrooms.
  6. 6
    Heat some oil before removing from stove and adding sesame seeds.
  7. 7
    Lightly dress the salad with the oil and vinegar, and season with salt.

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