Cos and Green Bean Salad with Middle Eastern Yoghurt Dressing

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A lettuce salad is often pegged as ‘boring’ or ‘bland’ but this Cos and Green Bean Salad with Middle Eastern Yoghurt Dressing is anything but. In this episode Emma says ‘Start with the best quality ingredients and the cooking part is easy!’, we couldn’t agree more, Emma. By just adding a few ingredients that compliment each other well, each one is highlighted and not lost.

Emma adds the crowning glory to this crispy green salad by topping it with a zesty garlic yoghurt dressing with a Middle Eastern twist by adding our Middle Eastern Za’atar. This exotic spice blend incorporates the fragrance of herbs thyme and oregano, the tang of sumac and the crunch of sesame seeds.

Pair this salad with some grilled lamb or chicken or serve as a cooling, fresh side to some hot curry.

Use our easy-to-follow recipes and watch along Emma to whip this up yourself at home.

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  1. Combine the yoghurt, garlic, lemon, 1 tsp of za’atar, and olive oil together and season with salt. Set aside.

  2. Cut the cos into quarters lengthwise, and arrange on a plate. Slice the green beans up and scatter over the cos.

  3. Drizzle the yoghurt over the cos, and then sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds, chilli flakes and za’atar!

    So quick fresh and delicious!

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