Vegetable salads – the perfect meal for every day. They can be eaten from morning to night, with the right composition of ingredients and dressing, it is simply impossible to get better, and it is quite possible to saturate the body with useful substances and vitamins..
One of the most useful products is green beans. It is tasty, looks original in a dish and has a lot of positive qualities..
Well of Utilities
This product belongs to the category of dietary, as the calories in 100 grams are less than 30. Beans and beans are useful to eat for small children, the elderly and those who are overweight, because the product still has a good effect on metabolism.
Arginine contained in the product, normalizes blood sugar levels, so the beans are useful especially for diabetics. Controlling the level of sugar won’t hurt healthy people either..
In the pods a lot of carbohydrates, which increase the level of energy, endurance, mental abilities and human strength. The feeling of constant weakness, lack of sleep and chronic fatigue will pass if you eat dishes with beans.
People who are fasting or refusing meat (vegetarians) can fully replenish their protein stores if they often consume green beans. The proteins contained in it are almost identical with animal proteins..
The color and structure of the beans is also a positive thing. A bright dish with a crunchy effect will appeal to all people. The pods crunch funny and make the person trying their smile.
|frozen beans in pods –||300 g|
|korean carrot (finished) –||120g|
|salt and pepper –||taste|
|white onion –||1 \ 2 pcs.|
|olive oil –||2 tbsp. l.|
|Time for preparing: 20 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 100 Kcal|
Simple dishes are favorite because they cook quickly. Time is short and guests are already on the threshold? Why invent complex treats, when there are proven recipes, the execution of which takes very little time. It is better to cook a few simple dishes than to have time to build something enormously complicated during this time..
Boil the beans for about 4 minutes, drain in a colander and allow to drain. Onion peel and cut into half rings.
Put the beans, carrots and onions in a bowl, salt and pepper, season with butter and mix well.
It will be better if the beans are not warm in this dish. She needs to be stuck.
Warm product can be added to many other salads that are not served cold..
Legumes and Chicken
Sometimes it seems that chicken can be added to absolutely all dishes. Caesar salad and shish kebab are cooked with chicken, even chefs manage to add it to Japanese rolls. What to say about the various salads that make chicken more nutritious and dietary.
Combine green beans and chicken – it means to get a full-fledged protein charge for the whole body.
For 2 servings of protein salad with green beans and chicken, you need:
- 150 gr. fresh beans;
- 1 chicken breast;
- 1 sweet red pepper;
- Salt and pepper to taste;
- 2 tbsp. l corn oil;
- 30 ml of lemon juice;
- 0.5 tsp. mustard;
- 2 leaves of fresh mint;
- 1 bay leaf.
Cook the breast until cooked in salt water with the addition of bay leaf. Cool and chop it into large slices. Remove the pods from the tips, put into boiling water, boil until half cooked (about 3 minutes), cool and cut into 2–3 cm pieces.
Pepper wash and cut into half rings. Mint washed and finely chopped. The dressing consists of mustard, salt, pepper, mint, lemon juice and oil. Stir the sauce and sprinkle with pepper, chicken and beans laid out in a bowl. Mix the salad gently and serve.
This dish will definitely positive impressions. It would seem that the usual set of products, but the original mint-mustard dressing will make the salad unique.
Eggs are not a hindrance
One thing is clear, diced eggs in halves or quarters, grated and chopped will give the dish with piquant beans, and at the same time diversify the color of the salad.
For 4 servings of green salad from green beans with eggs you need:
- 300 gr. frozen beans;
- 8 quail eggs;
- 3 tbsp. l canned peas;
- 2 celery stalks;
- A bunch of parsley;
- Half green onion;
- Spinach bunch;
- 40 ml of olive oil;
- 300 gr. ice;
- Salt and pepper to taste;
- 1 tsp soy sauce;
- 1 clove garlic.
Boil beans for about 4 minutes and put on ice, cool, cut into slices. Boil eggs, get rid of the shell and cut into halves.
Wash celery, cut into strips. Rinse greens, finely chop parsley and onion, spinach – straws. Garlic peel and pass through the press. Add it to the butter along with the soy sauce and pepper. In a bowl, mix beans, greens, peas, celery and pour over dressing. From above lay half the testes. This salad is a real vitamin bomb..
Fried beans in salad
Warm salads – a trick good places. At home, such a dish is not difficult to prepare, it is enough to know the recipe, prepare all the products and serve the salad to the table in time so that it does not have time to cool..
For 2 servings of warm salad with green beans you need:
- 200 gr. fresh beans;
- Half carrots and onions;
- 150 gr. ham;
- 2 tbsp. l peas;
- 1 pickled cucumber;
- 4 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
- Salt and pepper to taste;
- 2 tbsp. l light mayonnaise;
- 1 sprig of thyme.
Cut off the tips of the pods. Cut them into slices, carrots into thin cubes, and onions into half rings. Ham cut into neat sticks. Pickle the same way.
Pour half of the oil into the heated pan, add thyme, after 2 minutes pour the beans and stir fry for about 5 minutes. At the same time, pour the remaining oil onto another pan, wait until it warms up and send onions and carrots, pripat them a little.
Warm ingredients put in a plate, send them ham, peas and cucumber, salt and sprinkle with pepper to taste. Mix the salad gently and arrange it in portions, pour a thin trickle of mayonnaise, making a net.
Tricks of handling green pods
- Beans are a delicate product, if you digest or overdo them in a frying pan, then a pleasant crunch will not work. It will be soft and not so tasty. To achieve the desired structure, boil the pods need a maximum of 5 minutes;
- When choosing a product, you need to pay attention to its color, shape, gloss and smoothness. Bright shiny semi-curved pods are ideal for cooking. They will be tasty and pleasantly tender;
- Before cooking, the pods need to cut off the tips;
- To accurately get the wonderful crunchy pieces of beans, boil them for about 4 minutes and put in a bowl with ice. Due to the rapid cooling, they are not dogotovitsya and remain crispy;
- Fresh beans are not stored for a long time. It must be immediately sentenced and eaten or frozen. To do this, the pods are cut into pieces, boil until cooked, cooled. You need to wait until all the liquid has drained and you can pack up the green pods in bags or containers;
- It is better not to salt the pods in the process of boiling, frying, stewing, but to do it at the end of cooking. Taste and juicy color will be on top;
- If you cook a little withered pods, then during the cooking process they can be reanimated by adding a pinch of lemon into the water. They will be brilliant from citric acid..
Vegetarian salad with green beans:
Not only salads can be made from beans, it is perfect for soups, main dishes and appetizers. Having fantasized, you can create a new interesting dish..