French Beans & Carrot Salad

I’ve finally gotten the hang of eating vegetables. I know, sounds comepletely ridiculous that I don’t eat alot of vegetables, but that’s the truth. I used to only eat vegetables in salads, and I didn’t even eat salads all the time.

However, since I’ve started using my steamer plate, I realised that steamed vegetables can be totally delicious despite the super healthly tag placed on them.

Here’s my latest experiment with steamed vegetables. FANTASTIC!!



1) 500g of french beans
2) 2 large carrots
3) Olive oil, salt & dried oregano to taste


1) Wash french beans and cut them into small 5cm strips
2) Peel carrots and cut them into sticks roughly the size of french bean strips
3) Steam carrots & french beans until they are tender
4) In a salad bowl, place some carrots & french beans and sprinkle salt, dried oregano and drizzle olive oil over

Fresh french beans and carrots:

Washed french beans:

Peeled Carrots:

Cut french-beans into small strips:

Cut carrots into sticks of similar size to french bean strips:

Steam carrot sticks:

Steam french-bean strips:

French beans & carrot salad:

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Felicia is a Singaporean who's currently located in Buenos Aires, also known as the "Paris of South America". After moving to Argentina because of love, she found herself grappling with the mysterious concept known as cooking. Starting this blog has helped her explore the kitchen, the effect cooking has on our lives, and generally helped her make more friends with people like you! Please stay a while and explore!

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Lovely comments

  1. Suzy says

    So simple, but sounds so delicious – I look forward to trying this recipe out soon! Very pleased I came across your website, there’s some great stuff on here and I like how your recipes come with their own stories.

    I’ve only been to Salta and Mendoza in Argentina, but I’d love to get to BA one day.

    • says

      Hey Suzy! Thanks so much for dropping by, and for your very lovely comment that completely made my day. So glad you enjoy both the stories and the recipes :) Do come to BA one day when you get the chance! I’m sure you’ll love it!


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