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Mushrooms & Beans with Sour Cream Lime Dressing

This simple and elegant salad has only a few ingredients; but the punch is in the dressing. Serve along side a perfectly grilled chicken breast for an easy afternoon meal if it’s the end of hectic day, just increase the portion size and serve with a generous helping of toasted bruchetta and your favorite glass of wine.


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1 Tbsp olive oil

24 swiss brown or button mushrooms

1 clove garlic, crushed

150g green beans, trimmed

125g rocket or arugula leaves

Parmesan cheese savings, to serve



½ cup sour cream

1 Tbsp lime juice

2 tsp finely grated lime rind

1 Tbsp water

Sea salt and cracked black pepper


Add the oil and mushrooms to a non stick frying pan, over medium heat. Cook for 4 minutes or until the mushrooms are golden and softened slightly. Add the garlic and beans; cooking until tender. This should take no more than a minute or so. Remove the mixture, set aside and keep warm.

To make the dressing, combine the sour cream, lime juice, lime rind, water, salt and pepper. To serve, toss the mushroom and bean mixture with the rocket. Spoon over the dressing and top with parmesan shavings.

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