Bean Salad

By: Rachel Ventura 

Looking for something healthy, filling and delicious to eat? Look no further!! This is perfect to bring to parties and cookouts, to make as a side dish for dinner, and you can even top your green salad with this and no dressing would even be needed!

Bean Salad:

1 can black eyed peas

1 can garbanzo beans

1 can black beans

1 can kidney beans

1 can pinto beans

½ red pepper, chopped

½ yellow pepper, chopped

½ orange pepper, chopped

¼ small red onion, chopped

1 jalepeno, chopped

4 stalks celery, chopped

1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 TBS raw honey

beansalad1Drain and rinse all beans.


Mix all ingredients together and chill.


Enjoy this beautiful, delicious, healthy salad!!

*You can add or substitute ingredients to your liking. Don’t like a certain kind of beans? Switch it out for another. The last time I made this, I forgot to get celery, but had an English cucumber, so added ½ of one, chopped. It was good! I also sometimes add the juice from 1 lime, or 1 lemon, whatever you have, and some fresh, chopped cilantro, very yummy additions. You really can’t go wrong with this one. Mangia!

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