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Paimpol salad


Paimpol salad
This warm Paimpol salad captures the flavours of Brittany with mussels and white beans. These are combined with crunchy slices of baby courgette.
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Last modified on: August 7th 2019

For 6 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
12 hours 47 min.35 min.13 hours 22 min.
Keeping:
Should be eaten immediately.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 12 hours
Paimpol salad : Photo of step #1
The day before, put 300 g white haricot beans to soak in cold water overnight.

Stage 2 - 30 min.
Paimpol salad : Photo of step #2
Also the day before, or when you start the recipe, prepare and cook 300 g mussels, as for mussels marinière, for example.

Stage 3 - 30 min.
Paimpol salad : Photo of step #3
Cook the pre-soaked beans in boiling water until tender.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Drain and keep hot.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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Thinly slice 1 spring onion (scallion).

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Rinse and slice 200 g courgette – choose baby courgettes if possible that are still nice and crunchy.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Dice 2 slices bread...

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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...and fry in a frying pan with 30 g butter until golden brown.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Paimpol salad : Photo of step #9
Put the beans into a salad bowl (while still hot, if possible) with the courgettes, spring onion and chopped parsley.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Paimpol salad : Photo of step #10
Then add the croutons (also still hot, if possible) and the mussels.

Stage 11 - 1 min.
Paimpol salad : Photo of step #11
Finish by adding 5 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette). Mix well and serve without delay.

Remarks

Of course, for this recipe to be authentic it needs Paimpol coco beans, but any similar beans will do fine, such as white haricot or the "lingots du nord" shown in the photos.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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