This delicious combination of beetroot, green beans and feta can be enjoyed as a side dish, or a larger serve as a light meal. Not only is packed full of flavour and healthy fats but beetroot is a great source of inorganic nitrate which has been shown to help reduce blood pressure.

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Beetroot, Green Beans & Feta

This delicious combination of beetroot, green beans and feta can be enjoyed as a side dish, or a larger serve as a light meal. Not only is packed full of flavour and healthy fats but beetroot is a great source of inorganic nitrate which has been shown to help reduce blood pressure.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Under 15 Minutes, Vegetarian, Wholefoods
Keyword: beetroot, feta, green beans
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 140kcal

Ingredients

  • 350 g beetroot, cooked 1 bunch (4-5 medium)
  • 200 g beans, green
  • 40 g walnuts, raw crushed, (2 tbsp)
  • 1 tbsp oil, olive extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp vinegar, balsamic
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 60 g cheese, feta (goat feta if possible)

Instructions

  • Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil. Add green beans and boil for 2 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  • Cut beetroot into wedges (roughly 8 wedges per beetroot, smaller ones can be cut into 4 or 6 wedges). Place into serving bowl.
  • Add cooled beans and walnuts to the beetroot and toss gently.
  • Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and salt (optional). Toss again.
  • Crumble feta over the top and serve.

Notes

Whole foods: 71%
1 serve of this recipe provides:
  • 1 ½ serves vegetables 
  • ¾  serve fat

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 141mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: 58mg

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