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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad

with Cilantro Pesto

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad - Modern classic jazzed up for a lean meal

98
calories
Calories
20 min.
Preparation
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 1 serving
4 ounces Green beans
Salt
1 piece fresh Ginger root (about 10 grams)
2 sprigs smooth Parsley
4 sprigs Cilantro
½ Lime
3 tablespoons Vegetable stock
Pepper
2 ounces Mozzarella (9% fat)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Sieve, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine grater, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 deep bowl, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Measuring cups

Preparation steps

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad preparation step 1
1

Rinse beans, drain, trim and cook for about 10 minutes in a pot of boiling salted water.

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad preparation step 2
2

Meanwhile, peel the ginger and grate finely. Rinse the parsley and cilantro, shake dry and pluck the leaves.

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad preparation step 3
3

Squeeze lime and mix the juice with ginger, parsley and cilantro leaves in a tall vessel.

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad preparation step 4
4

Puree with an immersion blender and pour in the broth. Season the pesto with salt and pepper.

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad preparation step 5
5

Drain and chop the mozzarella.

Green Bean and Mozzarella Salad preparation step 6
6

Drain the beans and arrange on plates with mozzarella. Spread pesto on top and serve.