Potatoes and Green Beans with Parsley Pesto


  • 20 g Parmesan cheese, crust removed and cut into pieces (3 cm)
  • 1 tbsp Simply Natural Organic Raw Pine Nuts
  • 1 ZENXIN Organic Garlic clove
  • 10 sprigs fresh ZENXIN Organic Flat-leaf Parsley, leaves only
  • 50 g Simply Natural Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ tsp Simply Natural French Sea Salt
  • 400 g water
  • 400 g ZENXIN Organic Potatoes (approx. 6), peeled and cut into quarters (see Tips)
  • 400 g fresh ZENXIN Organic Mung Beans, trimmed


  1. Place Parmesan into mixing bowl and grate 15 sec/speed 10.
  2. Add pine nuts, garlic, parsley, oil and salt and chop 20 sec/speed 7. Transfer into a jug and set aside. Do not clean mixing bowl.
  3. Place water into mixing bowl. Insert simmering basket and weigh potatoes into it, then cook 15 min/Varoma/speed 1.
  4. Place Varoma into position and weigh beans into it. Secure Varoma lid and steam 6-8 min/Varoma/speed 1, until potatoes and beans are cooked.
  5. Remove Varoma and set aside. Remove simmering basket with aid of spatula. Transfer potatoes and beans onto a serving platter and drizzle with reserved pesto.
  1. Grate the Parmesan cheese. 
  2. Chop the pine nuts and garlic. Thus, mix with parsley, oil and salt. Set aside.
  3. Steam potatoes and Mung beans for 15 minutes.
  4. Once cooked, transfer the potatoes and Mung beans onto a serving plate and drizzle with reserved pesto. 


Original price was: $11.90.Current price is: $10.90.
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