200 g fresh green beans, ends trimmed (plus natural mineral or filtered water and a pinch of whole sea salt, to cook them)
1-2 teaspoons poppy seeds
For the dressing
2 cloves of fresh garlic, peel removed
2-3 cm of fresh ginger root, skin removed
2 handfuls of fresh parsley
juice of 1 lime
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
a pinch of whole sea salt
Makes 2 servings.
Cook the beans in boiling water for 6-8 minutes (don’t overcook them). Drain, rinse under running water, pat dry if necessary with some kitchen paper, transfer into a salad bowl and let cool (first at room temperature, then in the fridge).
To make the dressing, mince the garlic and the ginger. Wash and finely chop the parsley. Transfer garlic, ginger and parsley into a bowl, add the lime juice, olive oil and salt and mix well. Keep in the fridge until ready to use.
Pour the dressing over the beans, add the poppy seeds, and mix it all together (I suggest using your fingers). Check whether the dressing needs some extra olive oil. Divide between serving plates and enjoy. This makes a great, light and flavourful side dish.