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
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 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
    tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1
    Tbs
    PnP Finest extra-virgin olive oil
  • 60
    ml
    PnP lemon juice
  • 3
    ml
    sugar cubes
  • 1
    pinch
    salt and milled pepper
  • Topping:
  • 2
    large free range egg whites - hard boiled
  • 3
    Tbs
    sesame seeds, toasted in a dry pan
  • 1
    pinch
    salt and milled pepper
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
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.
 
 

Read more on: recipe  |  salad
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Niçoise salad

13 minutes ago
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Selecting lamb
The meat should be a pinky red in colour with a layer of fat that is creamy white.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: @Food24_sa

 

Today's Easy Weekday Meal

 
Monday
Butternut and feta quesadillas
A super easy, satisfying and fun meat-free meal.
Prep time:  10 min
Cooking time:  20 min
See this week's meals
 
 
 

Restaurants

 
The White Room at Dear Me (Cape Town)

A unique space in Cape Town's CBD - open for private events, and special dinners 2 nights a week.

 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Top 20 health books for 2014

Start eating and living a healthy lifestyle using guidelines and tips from these top health cookbooks. Shop now!

Food steamers

Eat healthy with our range of food steamers. Shop now!

Jamie Oliver homeware

Knife sets, blenders, steamers, frying pans and so much more. Shop now!

Save R120 on the Mellerware cordless kettle

Get the Milan stainless steel cordless kettle, for only R249. Offer valid while stocks last. Buy now!

Up to 20% off Russell Hobbs coffee machines

Listen up coffeeholics, save up to 20% on Russell Hobbs coffee machines at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.