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Bean and Almond Salad
from: Jacqlyn Edge - Cape Town, South Africa

Serves four

  • 500g runner beans (or frozen green beans)
  • 50g almonds
  • 4 tomatoes, peeled
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 25g vegan margarine (Olé or Cardin)
  • 50g sultanas or raisins
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • Pinch of raw cane sugar
  • salt and freshly-ground black pepper to taste
Wash, string and slice the beans and cook them until tender.
Drain well and leave to cool.
Shred the almonds finely.
Melt the margarine in a saucepan, add the onion, almonds and sultanas and sauté them until the onion is tender.
Combine the oil, vinegar and seasoning.
Mix together the beans, onion mixture, tomatoes and dressing in a bowl.
Serve chilled.