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: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Easy, Vegetarian, Wholefoods
Keyword: beetroot, feta, green beans
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 183kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch beetroot, cooked
  • 200 g beans, green
  • 2 tbsp walnuts, raw crushed
  • 1 tbsp oil, olive
  • 1 tbsp vinegar, balsamic
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 50 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:
  • ½ serve protein
  • 2 ¼ serves vegetables 
  • ¾  serve fat

Nutrition

Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 357mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 71mg

This recipe is proudly sponsored by Alpha Fresh Foods.