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Mixed Bean Salad Recipe

A Reader Recipe: Bean Salad With Fresh Herbs

This bean salad will make the perfect side dish for your next Summer barbecue. FitSugar reader Dara8182 posted it in our Healthy Recipe group.

This tasty dish is a great healthy side for your next cookout. Filled with protein and fiber, simple beans, and some garden fresh herbs, the recipe is simple, delicious, and versatile. Add this salad to wraps, veggies, or pasta for a complete meal.

Learn more about the recipe after the break!

See full recipe and photos at Generation Y Foodie

1.5 cups dried beans, soaked — or two to three cans. (Try a mix of kidney, pinto, adzuki, garbanzo, cowboy, and black beans.)


1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1/2 lemon, juiced

2-3 fresh garlic scapes, washed and chopped (or two cloves of garlic)

1 tbsp fresh basil

1 tbsp fresh oregano

2 tbsp fresh parsley

1 tbsp fresh sage

1 tbsp fresh rosemary

Have a great Summer dish to share? Don't forget to post it in our Healthy Recipe group. It might end up on the FitSugar homepage.

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