Greens and beans salad

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

This greens and beans salad is a quick and easy vegan salad for four. It's under 300 calories so is a good recipe for a lighter dinner or quick lunch



  • kidney beans 400g tin, rinsed and drained
  • green beans 100g, blanched and cut into 3cm pieces
  • long-stemmed broccoli 200g, chopped into small pieces and blanched
  • avocado 1 small, peeled and diced
  • celery 2 stalks, sliced
  • red onion 1/2, finely chopped
  • baby watercress a good handful
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard 1 tsp
  • olive oil 3 tbsp
  • crusty bread to serve


  • Step 1

    Put the first 7 ingredients in a bowl. Whisk the vinegar and mustard together then whisk in the olive oil and season. Add to the salad, toss everything together and serve with crusty bread.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 231
  • Fat 14.2g
  • Saturates 2.4g
  • Carbs 13.3g
  • Fibre 9.5g
  • Protein 7.7g
  • Salt 0.2g