Easy Bean Salad

Easy Bean Salad

This Easy Bean Salad recipe is perfect for your next cookout.  It pairs perfectly with grilled steak or chicken.  This simple salad even works well as a protein packed light lunch.

 

Easy Bean Salad

 

Summertime weather has finally reached us!  It is the season of backyard cookouts and picnics!  This Easy Bean Salad is perfect for any occasion.  You only need 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to toss together this beautiful bowl of Bean Salad.  It is a protein packed and healthy alternative to mayonnaise based salads.  Plus, since the dressing is oil based instead of mayonnaise, you do not need to worry as much about having it out for a little while on a hot day. An Easy Bean Salad actually makes for great picnic food for the beach, too!  It can stand up to being in your cooler for a couple of hours and give you a tasty light lunch.

 

Easy Bean Salad

 

This Easy Bean Salad is great for any get together.  Load up your plate because this salad is actually good for you, too!  It is not only vegan, it is also gluten free.  Plus, the beans are full of fiber and protein to keep you satisfied longer and they are really low in fat.  Actually, the main source of fat in this recipe is from the dressing and, if you use an olive oil based dressing, it becomes even more heart healthy.  Fire up the grill!  You now have a great side dish!

Easy Bean Salad
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Easy Bean Salad

This Easy Bean Salad is perfect for any occasions. It is a protein packed, healthy alternative to mayonnaise based salads.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15.5 oz) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) kidney beans
  • 3 tablespoons grated carrot
  • 3 tablespoons chives, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup oil and vinegar salad dressing (Italian dressing works well, too)

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour
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Easy Bean Salad

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