Easy Greek Style Bean Salad
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Getting a meal on the table doesn’t take long, especially when you prepare recipes likes this Easy Greek Style Bean Salad! It can be whipped up in just minutes, and you can basically use any ingredients that you have on hand to do it. This recipe is just a guide.
Easy Greek Style Bean Salad Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 recipe ladolemono (oil and lemon) dressing
- 3 cans (usually around 15 ounces) beans of choice, such as chick peas, navy beans, butter beans, kidney beans, black eyed peas, etc *
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 cup of chopped vegetables of choice, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers
- 1/3 cup fresh, chopped herbs of choice, such as parsley, chives, oregano, basil, and more
- Feta cheese, optional
- Greek olives, optional
How to Make Easy Greek Style Bean Salad:
Prepare the ladolemono according to the recipe instructions and set aside.
Add the beans to a mixing bowl. Add the onions and vegetables and toss gently until the ingredients are incorporated.
Pour the ladolemono over the mixture and toss to evenly distribute the dressing. Sprinkle the freshly chopped herbs over the top. At this point you can also sprinkle in the feta cheese and Greek olives if you decide to use them.
You can serve this right away or let refrigerate it for a few hours before serving.
*As a side note, you can always prep the beans on your own. However, this is time consuming. You would need to soak the beans overnight, and then place the in a large pot, bring the water to a boil, and then let them simmer for an hour. Drain them right away, and then let them cool down for about 30 minutes before preparing the salad.
This post was written by GreekBoston.com