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Beans Salad

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Ilikecoffee Thu 02-Jul-09 23:31:31

Someone once served the beans salad to me and it was soooooo delicious.
It was three types of tinned beans with some lovely home made dressing. I think there was onion or maybe green onion I can't remember but it would have been lovely to serve this on the hot day. Does anyone know how to make it?

meltedmarsbars Fri 03-Jul-09 14:05:27

works with Tinned beans, chick peas and also cooked whole lentils (the whole brown or green ones from the Asian grocers or Puy lentils which are 3 times the price):

Make your vinaigrette in a bowl:
two thirds olive oil to one third vinegar, juice of half a lemon, half tsp salt, generous helping pepper, tsp mustard (I vary between wholegraiin and Dijon), 2 tbsp chopped parsley/chives/oregano/whatever herb you have.
Add a chopped fresh tomato.
Add finely sliced spring onion (I grow bunching onions expressly for this dish)
Add drained cooked beans/lentils.

mix, taste, adjust seasoning if needed and serve.

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