Recipe from Marlena Izdebska
Healthier Version Of A Classic Recipe

Green Bean Pomegranate Peanut Salad

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Green Bean Pomegranate Peanut Salad

Green Bean Pomegranate Peanut Salad - Photo: Marlena Izdebska

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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
5 min.
Preparation
ready in 10 min.
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Thanks to the pomegranate seeds, this salad is packed with antioxidants, which help protect the body's cells against free radical damage.

Serve this salad with our recipe for Whole Wheat Bread.

Ingredients

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3
Ingredients
26 ounces French Green beans (fresh or frozen)
1 pomegranate (or 1 cup pomegranate seeds)
4 ounces Peanuts
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon white Sesame seeds
½ teaspoon Chili flakes
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon Black pepper (freshly ground)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Green beansPeanutsSesame seedssesame oilpomegranatesalt

Preparation steps

1.

In a large pot blanch green beans in boiling water for about 2 minutes. Drain and immediately soak in cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain again and pat dry.

2.

Cut the pomegranate in half and remove seeds.

3.

Combine beans, peanuts, pomegranate seeds, sesame oil, sesame seeds, chili flakes, salt, and pepper into a large bowl and toss to mix.
Serve in the bowl or on a large platter, cold or at room temperature.