- 50ml extra virgin olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- juice 1 lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 300g runner bean, stringed and sliced
Runner beans have been growing in South America for over 2,000 years, and are a popular garden…
- 50g walnut half, roughly chopped
- 50g bag wild rocket
Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…
- 25g Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…
Mix the olive oil with the lemon juice, season and set aside. Boil a large pan of salted water, then cook the beans for about 8 mins until tender. Drain well and leave to cool a little.
Toss the beans with half the dressing, the walnuts and rocket. Place in a serving dish and scatter with the Parmesan, then drizzle over the remaining dressing.