Pasta & Three Bean Salad

 

A Healthy Vegetarian Three Bean Pasta Salad

Ingredients:

120g pasta shapes
1 small tin aduki beans
1 small tin flagelot beans
1 small tin butter beans
½ red pepper, chopped
1 tomato finely chopped
½ tbsp olive oil
juice of half a lemon
½ tbsp chopped, fresh thyme
½ tbsp french mustard (consider reducing or removing french mustard from the ingredients if meal is for very young children)

Method:
  • Cook pasta, plunge it into cold water and drain thoroughly.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the dressing (lemon juice, thyme, mustard and olive oil.) Or shake together in a jar. 
  • Drain and rinse the beans. Mix with the chopped tomato, red pepper and pasta. Pour the dressing over the top and serve. Good source of protein, iron and carbohydrate.