Colorful bean salad: light food for summer

Updated: 06.09.2022 – 12:45

Vegetarian delight
Colorful bean salad: a fresh snack for the middle


Photo: EAT CLUB / Isabell Triemer

Whether as a snack or as a side dish: our colorful bean salad is always a good choice!

Our colorful bean salad is perfect for between meals or as a healthy side dish. Discover this crunchy snack!

Ingredients for 1 portion:

  • 150 grams of green beans
  • 150 g of broccoli flowers
  • 150 grams of red peppers
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 spoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of orange juice
  • Salt pepper
  • 1 spoon of sour cream
  • 20 g of cashew nuts
  • 1 tablespoon of oats
  • 1 pinch of chili pepper

Approximately per serving:

  • 325 calories
  • 13 grams of fat
  • 34 grams of carbohydrates
  • 18 grams of protein

And this is how it is done:


  1. Clean and wash the beans and broccoli florets and cook in boiling salted water until crisp. Drain and extinguish.
  2. Wash the peppers, clean and cut into short strips. Wash and cut the tomato. Mix all the ingredients.
  3. Whisk together the balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil, orange juice, salt, pepper and yogurt. Fold into salad.
  4. Roughly chop the cashew nuts, fry them with oatmeal and chili in a greased frying pan. Spread over the salad.


Our fresh colorful bean salad is the perfect snack between meals. It is also very suitable as an accompaniment to meat. The delicious salad is vegetarian – just the thing if you’re looking for a healthy snack. Enjoy the last days of summer with this crunchy salad! Also suitable as a side dish for grilling.


Tired of boring salads? Then you will especially like this exciting broccoli couscous salad with sweet mustard dressing. This tomato orzo salad with fresh and sun-dried tomatoes is equally delicious. This sweet sweet potato and chard salad with pomegranate seeds and this spinach and rocket salad with horseradish dressing are especially delicious in late summer. This beetroot, grilled peach and halloumi salad is also seasonally appropriate.

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