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Charred Green Bean & Cranberry Salad

Charred Green Bean & Cranberry Salad

  • 4 Serves
  • 10 minutes
  • 10 minutes

A simple summer side dish, or the main for a light lunch. This crunchy, sweet and tangy salad is sure to delight your guests.



500 g green beans, trimmed
1/3 cup roasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped
1/3 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
1/2 cup sharp parmesan, shaved
1/2 cup basil, leaves picked
2 tbsp Community Co. Red Wine Vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 small shallot, chopped
3 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
*Serving size calculator is approximate, feel free to adjust by adding a pinch here and there as needed


  1. Preheat grill pan on medium heat.
  2. Make the dressing by adding the vinegar, mustard, shallot and olive oil in a bowl. Whisk to combine. Season to taste.
  3. Grill beans, moving them constantly until they are well charred. Remove from heat and set aside on a plate to cool.
  4. Combine the beans, hazelnut, cranberries, basil and dressing in a bowl. Toss well.
  5. Arrange the bean salad on a serving platter and add the shaved parmesan on top.

Easy Swap

Swap with broccolini if beans aren’t your thing.

Top Tips

If you blanch and refresh the green beans before chargrilling, it will retain its bright green colour.

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