Fresh Bean Salad

Whether you enjoy this as a meal or a side salad, this is chock full of healthy beans and delicious ingredients.

Diana Dibblee, RD

Ingredients:

1 can Lentils (drained and rinsed)

1 can Chickpeas (drained and rinsed)

1/2 cup finely chopped red onion

4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

6 Tbsp olive oil

1-2 tsp cumin or to taste

1 tsp salt and grated pepper

1 cup chopped roasted red pepper (canned works)

2 tomatoes

1 cup chopped cucumber

1/3 cup fresh basil, cilantro or fresh parsley to taste

2/3 cup finely chopped feta cheese

Directions:

Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl.  Serve immediately on a fresh bed of your favourite greens or keep covered in fridge for several days.

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