Green bean salad with orange and mint

Enjoyable Green bean salad with orange and mint Recipe

A low GI, gluten free side that has the fresh flavours of orange and mint bursting through the goodness of green beans.
Green bean salad with orange and mint
Prep Time : 0:20 | Cook Time : 0:10 | Total Time : 0:30 | Serving : 8 person.


  • 1kg green beans, trimmed

  • 2 oranges, peeled

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 red onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves

  • 1/3 cup natural sliced almonds, toasted


  • Step 1

    Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil over high heat. Cook beans for 3 minutes or until bright green and just tender. Drain. Refresh under cold running water. Drain. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    Segment oranges over a bowl to catch juice, squeezing membranes to remove excess juice.

  • Step 3

    Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook for 5 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a bowl. Add vinegar, sugar and orange juice to pan. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until mixture starts to boil. Remove from heat.

  • Step 4

    Add beans and orange to onion. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Place on a serving platter. Drizzle with vinegar mixture. Sprinkle with mint and almonds. Serve.

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