Spinach and Peanut Salad

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  • 100g peanuts, roasted
  • 1 bunch spinach, washed and drained
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • Salt
  • 80-100ml olive oil
  • 2-3 limes juiced, to taste
  • 400g green beans


In a blender puree  the garlic, green chilli, half of the  peanuts  and lime juice, salt and  about ½  of the spinach leaves. Add the oil and season to taste. Slice the beans in half lengthways and blanch in salted boiling water, drain and toss into iced water to cool. Finely slice the remaining spinach and toss the spinach and beans and enough of  the dressing to coat in a bowl. Season to taste with more lime juice and salt if needed. Serve in a salad bowl and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.