Bowl of green runner beans topped with Parmesan shavings

Green bean salad recipes

25 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.

4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
11 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Just 5 ingredients in this summery vegan salad - you can make it a day in advance too

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this salad of roast green beans and sugar snaps with an Italian-inspired tonnato dressing with tuna and anchovies. It's easy to make but big on flavour

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
Healthy
Vegan
17 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This low-fat yet satisfying salad is full of authentic Asian flavour and will add plenty of zing to al fresco dining

35 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A healthy potato and green bean salad ready in less than 25 minutes

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try to use Jersey royals in this healthy take on a picnic classic then swap the mayo for honey mustard vinaigrette

18 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A satisfyingly seasonal salad

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A dress-ahead tangy salad that retains its good looks

20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Thinly sliced, tender green beans make a perfect side dish to a Sunday roast

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The crunchiness of green beans works particularly well in this salad

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A filling main-meal salad bursting with fresh veg - just leave out the anchovies for a veggie version

25 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This main course salad is rich in flavour and Vitamin C - great for lunchboxes too

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Savour all the flavours of spring in every bite with this elegant, seasonal salad

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A light salad with plenty of green vegetables, a chilli lime dressing, fresh mint and grains to pack into a lunchbox

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A lovely green, summery starter to serve before a meaty main

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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