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Garden Bean Salad
Garden Bean Salad
 
Serves 4 - 6    Vegan    Gluten Free
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Ingredients
  • 2 med or 1 large cucumber, diced
  • 2 – 3 tomatoes, diced
  • ½ cup red, white, or green scallions, chopped
  • 1 cup green beans or sugar-snap peas, chopped
  • 2 (15oz.) cans white beans, rinsed & drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 – 3 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • The juice of 2 fresh limes
  • 2 – 3 Tbs. fresh herbs, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
Notes:
  • Remove cucumber seeds if they are large or tough.
  • Substitute whatever may be available in your garden for the green beans or sugar-snap peas.
  • Try Navy, Great Northern or Cannellini white beans.
  • For the fresh herbs try using cilantro, basil, mint or dill.
 
Preparation
Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Mix well to combine. To increase flavors, allow to sit for a little while before serving. Serve cold or at room temperature. Enjoy as a side dish, over pasta, in a wrap or as a light meal.