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help me salvage this please!

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Twinklestar2 Mon 28-Mar-16 19:31:26

I made a bean salad with

Spring onions
some pink beans that look like kidney beans but not as dark
Added olive oil and chilli
Salt and pepper

It's rank confused

What can I turn it into so I don't waste all the ingrediants?! I have a slow cooker... Can I just throw it in there will tin of toms and some spices and make it into a bean chilli?

PurpleDaisies Mon 28-Mar-16 19:32:56

What's rank about it? If you pick the cucumber out you do have plenty of things that wouldn't be out of place in a chilli there.

Twinklestar2 Mon 28-Mar-16 19:51:51

It doesn't taste like the one I get from m and s blush

MrsWembley Mon 28-Mar-16 20:11:59

Is it dressing that's the problem or any of the individual ingredients?

IHaveBrilloHair Mon 28-Mar-16 20:14:26

It sounds fine to me so we really need to know what you don't like about it.

OhForCodsHake Mon 28-Mar-16 20:14:59

A bit of brown sugar might just help to lift it. The supermarket bean salads do tend to be quite sweet. A bit of balsamic could also add sweetness and a little tang.

AwkwardSquad Mon 28-Mar-16 20:15:58

Can't see how it could be rank, with those ingredients, even if it's not quite what you wanted. Try adding a good squeeze of lime juice and some fresh herbs, if you have any. Coriander would work.

youdontknowmebut Mon 28-Mar-16 20:16:41

Fresh Mint or a little mint sauce?

Twinklestar2 Wed 30-Mar-16 10:51:49

Great ideas, thank you! I think a bit of balsamic and mint would have gone down well. I have made it into a chilli now though :D

Pantah630 Wed 30-Mar-16 12:06:02

Lemon juice and up the salt and pepper ratio, fresh ground pepper and sea/rock salt not table salt. Fresh coriander, mint or parsley if you've got some.

Tommy Wed 30-Mar-16 12:06:55

Feta cheese, squeeze of lemon juice

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