Prep time: 20min | Cooking time: 30min | Serves: 2
100g mung beans (approx. 230g cooked)
2 medium courgettes
200g green asparagus
2tbsp raw pistachio nuts
1litre vegetable stock
2-3tbsp fresh parsley
2 green onions
1tbsp olive oil
1 medium lemon
1/2tsp chilli flakes (optional)
salt & black papper
Add approx. 1 litre of vegetable stock to a medium saucepan and bring to boil.
Rinse the mung beans under the cold water and add them to the saucepan. Bring the pot to boil over high heat, then reduce to medium-low and simmer for approx. 30 minutes.
Use a large frying pan to roast the pistachios; heat the frying pan over a medium heat then add the pistachios stirring them frequently. Roast the pistachios for approx. 3-4 minutes until they are very lightly browned.
Slice the courgettes and cut the asparagus as preferred.
Using the same large frying pan heat the olive oil and add the courgettes and asparagus. Sauté the vegetables until golden brown but still crispy. Add chilli flakes for extra heat.
In the large serving bowl mix the mung beans, courgettes and asparagus. Add chopped fresh parsley, green onions and juice from the fresh lemon, pinch of salt and black pepper then mix well.
Top the mung bean salad with roasted pistachios and fresh parsley. Squeeze more lemon juice for fresh taste.
Nutritional Estimates Per Serving
Total fat: 9g
Total carbs: 35g