Mixed Bean Salad
|3 cup frozen Lima beans, thawed|
|2 cups canned white and red kidney beans (optional)|
|1/2 cup parsley|
|1 tbs fresh mint, chopped|
|4 scallions, finely chopped|
|1 large ripe tomato, coarsely chopped|
|1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced|
|1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil|
|1/4 cup lemon juice|
|kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste|
|1 cup chick peas|
|2 tbs fresh cilantro, chopped|
This is a healthy salad with the bright flavors flavors of olive oil and lemon juice.
- Drain and rinse beans.
- Place beans, parsley, onion, mint, tomato,and cucumber in serving bowl.
- Combine olive oil, lemon juice,salt and pepper and mix well with a whisk, until creamy.
- Pour dressing over vegetables and mix thoroughly.
- Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.