Portuguese Green Beans Salad


A green bean salad is just fantastic little salad, a true portuguese delicacy. The tender beans, paired with the spicy kick of garlic, make this a simple yet delicious dish absolutely worth a try and perfect to serve with some grilled fish.

Make the most of fresh summer ingredients for this green bean salad, a refreshing, colorful recipe that’s delightful at any time of the day, especially during the summertime—simple, delicious, and very healthy, also at least for me, i kinda get tired of the same “old” lettuce salad hehehe, let’s check the recipe!

Portuguese Green Beans Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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Enjoy this fresh, simple, and flavorful green bean salad, perfect for any summer meal!


  • Green Beans – 300g
  • Garlic – 2 Cloves
  • Olive Oil – A Drizzle
  • Vinegar – A Dash
  • Pepper – A Pinch
  • Salt – A Pinch


  1. Start by trimming the ends of the green beans, then wash them thoroughly.
  2. Place the beans in a pot of boiling water with a pinch of salt. Cook until the beans are tender, but take a piece to taste-test for doneness.
  3. Once tender, remove from heat, drain the beans, and transfer them to a serving bowl.
  4. Sprinkle with thinly sliced raw garlic and season with a drizzle of olive oil, a dash of vinegar, a pinch of pepper, and salt. Mix well.
  5. And voilá! Ready to serve, either warm or cold. Bon appétit!
Notes: Enhance the salad with chopped fresh coriander, sesame seeds, or add other cooked veggies like carrots, potatoes, or turnips for added variety and textures.

This recipe for Portuguese Green Beans Salad was originally created on BakeAfter.com. Esta receita de Salada de Feijão Verde foi publicada em português no Iguaria.com.


Per Serving: 175 calories; 10 g fat; 20 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein.

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