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Pumpkin and white bean salad

We used dried haricot beans in this recipe; you can use two 400g cans cannellini beans instead. If using canned beans, delete step 1, and add the rinsed, drained canned beans to salad in step 5.

The Ultimate Low-fat cookbook, ACP Books



Preserved lemon dressing


1.Place beans in a medium bowl. Cover with water and stand overnight. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain. Place beans in medium saucepan of boiling water; return to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes or until beans are tender. Drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
2.Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Place pumpkin, in single layer, on an oven tray lined with baking paper; roast about 40 minutes or until tender.
3.PRESERVED LEMON DRESSING: Combine ingredients in screw-top jar; shake well.
4.Combine beans, pumpkin and dressing in a large bowl with rocket and coriander. Serve salad sprinkled with seeds.

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