Recipe

Italian-style bean salad with mozzarella

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Italian dressing
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
Italian-style bean salad with mozzarella
  • 200 gram green beans, trimmed, halved crossways
  • 2 x 420g cans four-bean mix, rinsed, drained
  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 100 gram mozzarella cheese, sliced thickly
  • 3/4 cup (110g) drained sun-dried tomatoes, sliced thinly
  • 1 medium brown onion (150g), sliced thinly
  • 1 cup (120g) seeded black olives

Method

Italian-style bean salad with mozzarella
  • 1
    Place ingredients for italian dressing in screw-top jar; shake well.
  • 2
    Boil, steam or microwave green beans until tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
  • 3
    Place green beans and four-bean mix in medium bowl with remaining ingredients and dressing; toss gently to combine.