Papaya, beansprout & mangetout salad

Papaya, beansprout & mangetout salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 2
Pair crunchy vegetables and nuts with sweet papaya fruit in this interesting side dish - perfect with Asian flavoured main courses

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal198
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs21g
  • sugars16g
  • fibre7g
  • protein10g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 175g mangetout
    Mangetout with papaya & beansprouts on a white plate



    The French name tells you everything; it means ‘eat it all’. Mangetout properly…

  • 175g beansprouts


    been sp-rowts

    The two most common beansprouts are the green-capped mung bean

  • 1 papaya, peeled, deseeded and cut into cubes



    Native to tropical America, papayas are a large fruit also known as paw-paws. They have vibrant…

  • juice 1 lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 25g unsalted peanuts
  • small handful basil leaves, torn
  • small handful mint leaves, chopped


  1. Heat a large frying pan over a high heat. Add the mangetout, beansprouts and 1 tbsp water, and cook for 2-3 mins. Remove from the heat and toss in the papaya and lime juice. Serve scattered with the peanuts and herbs.

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5th May, 2016
This is a great side salad. We love it with thai sea bass or duck breasts
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