Legume salad with eggs and sesame seeds

Crunchy yet hardy, this legume salad recipe is packed with protein.
crunchy legume salad with eggs recipe

Recipe from: 31 December 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 5 min


  • Main ingredients:
  • 1
    packet sugar snap peas
  • 1
    packet mangetout
  • 1
    packet no name frozen peas - or fresh
  • 1
    packet PnP green beans
  • 1
    packet salad onion - chopped
  • 1
    packet bean sprouts
  • 1
    bunch chives - halved
  • 1
    small lemon - finely sliced peel
  • 2
    baby gems, or 1 small butter
  • lettuce - shredded (optional)
  • Dressing:
  • 2
    sesame oil
  • 1
    PnP Finest extra-virgin olive oil
  • 60
    PnP lemon juice
  • 3
    sugar cubes
  • 1
    salt and milled pepper
  • Topping:
  • 2
    large free range egg whites - hard boiled
  • 3
    sesame seeds, toasted in a dry pan
  • 1
    salt and milled pepper
Servings: Change Serving


Bring a pot of water to the boil.

Plunge sugar snap peas, mange tout and peas into boiling water and cook for 30 seconds.

Remove vegetables and place in a bowl of chilled water.

Cook green beans for 3 minutes in boiling water and add to chilled bowl of water.

Drain vegetables well and tip into a large bowl.

Add remaining ingredients and toss well.

Mix dressing ingredients together and pour over salad.

Finely mash eggs and mix with sesame seeds. Season.

Sprinkle over salad just before serving.

This recipe is sponsored by 
Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.

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