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Fresh rice noodles with black-eyed beans in mint sambal

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Mint sambal

  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Thai sweet chilli sauce
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cooked black-eyed beans
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber
  • 300 g thin fresh rice noodles
  • 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds


1. To make the mint sambal, place the mint, onion, garlic, lemon juice, Thai chilli sauce and salt in the bowl of a food processor and blend until it forms a paste. Transfer to a bowl, add the black-eyed beans and toss to coat.

2. Using a vegetable peeler, cut the cucumber into thin ribbons.

3. Pour boiling water over the noodles and leave for 5 minutes, or until softened. Drain, then separate by pulling apart.

4. To serve, divide the noodles and cucumber strips among four bowls and top with the black-eyed beans. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

Main ingredient:
Noodles, Beans
Lunch, Main-course
Midweek dinner, Family meals, Dinner Party


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