Pear and Bean Salad

Pear and Bean Salad

Serves 4-6
Prep time 20 minutes
Allergy / Intolerance Amines, Artificial Addititives, Artificial Colours, Dairy, Egg, Glutamates, Preservatives, Salicylates, Wheat
Suitable for Dairy / Lactose Free, Gluten Free, RPAH Elimination Diet - Low Chemical / Failsafe
Meal type Salad
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Barbecue, Picnic
Low Chemical Pear and Bean Salad.


  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 30ml water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground sea salt
  • 30ml sunflower oil
  • 3/4 teaspoons citric acid
  • 1 tin bean mix (400g, drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 stalk celery (finely chopped)
  • 4 pear halves (fresh or tinned, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup mung bean sprouts or finely shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup cooked green beans (sliced)
  • 4 spring onion (finely chopped)


  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds


1. Combine the pears, mung beans, lettuce, green beans, shallots, bean mix and celery in a large bowl and gently mix together.
2. To make the dressing, combine the sunflower oil, citric acid, sugar, salt, garlic and water in a small jar. With the lid on, shake well to combine.
3. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and chill before serving.
4. Optional – sprinkle with poppy seeds just before serving.


Low Chemical / Failsafe

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