Broccoli, Edamame and Bean Salad with Peanut and Sesame Dressing

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Broccoli, Edamame and Bean Salad with Peanut and Sesame Dressing
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Prep: 20 mins Cooks: 3 mins

Ingredients (Serves 4)

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  • 500 g tenderstem broccoli halved
  • 350 g edamame (frozen)
  • 2 cannellini beans (can)drained and rinsed
  • 500 g cucumber finely sliced (seeds scooped out)
  • 30 g coriander roughly chopped
  • 5 tbsp peanut butterwe used smooth peanut butter
  • 2.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1-2 limejuiced (use more limes if they aren't that juicy)
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • 30 ml waterwarm
  • 60 g spring onionfinely sliced on an angle
  • 1 red chilli finely sliced (optional)
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds
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This is a great midweek meal full of fresh, crunchy veg and a moreish peanut dressing. The beans and their naturally creamy texture brings the whole dish together whilst being an excellent source of fibre and protein, helping to maintain healthy digestion.

Prep: 20 mins Cooks: 3 mins

Ingredients (Serves 4)

Metric
Imperial

  • 500 g tenderstem broccoli halved
  • 350 g edamame (frozen)
  • 2 cannellini beans (can)drained and rinsed
  • 500 g cucumber finely sliced (seeds scooped out)
  • 30 g coriander roughly chopped
  • 5 tbsp peanut butterwe used smooth peanut butter
  • 2.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1-2 limejuiced (use more limes if they aren't that juicy)
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • 30 ml waterwarm
  • 60 g spring onionfinely sliced on an angle
  • 1 red chilli finely sliced (optional)
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds

Gather ...

Gather your ingredients.

Bring a...

Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and add the broccoli and edamame beans. Once boiling, cook for 3 minutes then drain the veg and rinse under cold water. Drain again really well and set aside until later - you want the vegetables to be as dry as possible before mixing with the dressing.

For the...

For the dressing, whisk together the peanut butter, soy sauce, sesame oil, lime juice and maple syrup until smooth, then use water to thin the dressing out. Check for seasoning.You may need more or less water depending on the juiciness of your limes.

Mix all...

Mix all the vegetables together with coriander and cannellini beans, then serve drizzled with peanut dressing and garnished with spring onions, chilli and black sesame seeds.if you are making this recipe for a lunchbox, keep dressing separate and add just before serving.

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