Runner beans with rocket & Parmesan

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
This light green salad with walnuts and Italian cheese makes a versatile side dish or starter. Add prosciutto for extra wow factor.

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:5 mins
    plus cooling
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 242
  • fat 23g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 3g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 5g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 50ml extra virgin olive oil
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 300g runner beans, stringed and sliced
  • 50g walnut halves, roughly chopped
  • 50g bag wild rocket
  • 25g Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)


  1. Mix the olive oil with the lemon juice, season and set aside. Boil a large pan of salted water, then cook the beans for about 8 mins until tender. Drain well and leave to cool a little.

  2. Toss the beans with half the dressing, the walnuts and rocket. Place in a serving dish and scatter with the Parmesan, then drizzle over the remaining dressing.

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