Bowl of green runner beans topped with Parmesan shavings

Green bean salad recipes

24 Recipes

Prepare a vibrant green bean salad for a spring or summer side dish. Mix runner beans and broad beans with other vegetables, cheese, eggs, chicken and more.

Runner beans with rocket & Parmesan

3.583335

(3 ratings)

This light green salad with walnuts and Italian cheese makes a versatile side dish or starter. Add prosciutto for extra wow factor.
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Minted green bean salad

4.77778

(9 ratings)

Just 5 ingredients in this summery vegan salad - you can make it a day in advance too
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach & green bean salad

4

(1 rating)

This salad is quick and simple to prepare, and goes beautifully with fish - you can prepare most of it ahead, too
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

New potato & green bean salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Try to use Jersey royals in this healthy take on a picnic classic then swap the mayo for honey mustard vinaigrette
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Lobster, green bean & radicchio salad

0

(0 ratings)

This festive seafood starter, finished with a garlicky basil dressing, can be prepared ahead - ideal for a fuss-free dinner for two
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

0

(0 ratings)

Serve your beans with a light vinaigrette of citrus and herbs- they'll match with vegetarian, fish and meat main courses alike
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Warm runner bean salad

3.5

(2 ratings)

Thinly sliced, tender green beans make a perfect side dish to a Sunday roast
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Bean, ham & egg salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

This satisfying salad, crammed full of green vegetables, new potatoes and lean ham is low calorie and low fat
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Summer crunch salad

4.88889

(9 ratings)

The crunchiness of green beans works particularly well in this salad
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spring green fattoush

4.42857

(14 ratings)

Savour all the flavours of spring in every bite with this elegant, seasonal salad
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & orange salad

5

(1 rating)

It's easy to get your five a day with this zesty fresh salad, full of vitamin C, fibre and folic acid.
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Broad bean, barley & mint salad

4.666665

(3 ratings)

These little green beans go really well with grains like pearl barley - for a light touch, serve cold with goat's cheese, mint and nuts
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Runner bean vinaigrette

4

(3 ratings)

If you're not mad on anchovies, grilled bacon or lardons can add the required salty bite
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Egg, bacon & bean bowl

4.6

(5 ratings)

A satisfying salad that's not too high in calories, but meaty enough to be a main meal, for the whole family
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Broad bean & feta cheese toasts

4.5

(2 ratings)

Slice up a baguette, toast, then use as a bruschetta base for beans and salty Greek cheese for a healthy bite
  • 29 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian