Green Bean, Cucumber and Mint Salad with Avo and Chia

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Bowl of fresh green vegetable salad in an outdoor setting

A refreshing mix of crunchy beans, snow peas, mint and cucumber, sprinkled with chia seeds and splashes of lime. Light, summery, cleansing. So easy, so impressive.  

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Plate of fresh green vegetables topped with chia seeds and lime on an outdoor table

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Green Bean, Cucumber and Mint Salad with Avo and Chia

Green Bean, Cucumber and Mint Salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 199 kcal
Author Lauren Glucina

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green beans
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • ½ small cucumber
  • ½ medium zucchini
  • ½ avocado
  • 4 tablespoons freshly picked mint
  • 6 tablespoons small handful of freshly picked coriander/cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 fresh lime - juice only
  • 1 pinch coarse sea salt

OPTIONAL, TO DRESS

  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chardonnay vinegar

Instructions

  1. Finely chop your beans and snow peas, and blanch in boiled water for two minutes.
  2. Cut the cucumber and zucchini into sticks, and toss with the sliced avocado.
  3. Tear up the mint and coriander and add to the bowl.
  4. Scatter the chia seeds over the top.
  5. Dress with a the juice of half a lime and a pinch of salt, or some chardonnay vinegar and olive oil, enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Green Bean, Cucumber and Mint Salad with Avo and Chia
Amount Per Serving
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 6g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 13%
Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi I’m Lauren, practising Naturopath, Medical Herbalist, Nutritionist, and essential oils educator in Auckland, New Zealand. I’m incredibly passionate about food as medicine, and helping people connect with the healing power of Nature. I’ve been sharing my recipes and health articles here since 2012.

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