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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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String Beans Salad

String beans are one of the harbringers of summer, a delightful announcement that winter is past. This is a great salad to serve at lunch or dinner.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms
  • 3 tbsp basilic
  • 1 cup string beans
  • 1/2 cup Tuna flesh
  • 3 tbsp tomatoes, chopped
  • Cheese
  • Black olives


Mix the chopped basilic along with vinaigrette dressing and sliced mushrooms in a bowl. Keep in the fridge for 1 hour.

Boil the beans in salted water until the beans become tender. Strain the water and rinse the beans with cold water. Add the dressing and mix well.

Keep in fridge to chill the beans.

In a plate add the sliced tomatoes, mushrooms, beans, tuna combined with lemon juice, sliced cheese.

Pour the dressing over the vegetables.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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