Easy Bean Salad

Easy Bean Salad with lentils #healthy #easy #lentils #simple #beans #salad

Easy bean salad is a staple in my house.  From family potluck dish, to make ahead salad for boating (or camping), to meal prep lunches this dish is in heavy rotation.  In fact, I probably make this easy bean salad at least twice a month.

 

Usually we make the salad with canned beans, but during the summer when green and yellow beans are plentiful I’ve taken to using fresh beans in my bean salad, especially when we belonged to the CSA last year and had more beans than we knew what to do with!  If you don’t have fresh beans on hand, or even just don’t feel like blanching your own feel free to swap out the fresh beans for a tin each of yellow and green beans – drained of course.

 

The simple lemon garlic dressing on this bean salad is so fresh tasting and highly addictive!  Also, it is completely sugar free – added sugar is one of my main disappointments with pre-made bean salad.

 

Although you can serve this salad immediately after making it, for best results plan ahead, and allow the salad to marinate for at least an hour before serving – I promise it is worth the wait 🙂

 

DIETARY CONSIDERATIONS

 

This recipe for easy bean salad is suitable for the following diets:

  • vegan and vegetarian
  • clean eating and whole thirty
  • gluten free, dairy free, and allergy friendly

 

Are you on Pinterest?????  Follow me for more fresh and tasty recipe ideas

 

Want to see more recipes like this?? Sign up for our newsletter to have new recipes delivered to your inbox, follow us on Instagram or like our Facebook page.

 

MORE SALAD RECIPES YOU’LL LOVE

 

If you like this easy bean salad, you might want to check out some of our other awesome healthy salad recipes:

 

 

If you have made this recipe, don’t forget to rate it below!

Easy Bean Salad with lentils #healthy #easy #lentils #simple #beans #salad
5 from 12 votes
Print

Easy Bean Salad

A simple and fresh 3 bean salad with lentils
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy bean salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 304 kcal
Author Courtney

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 lb green beans trimmed and halved
  • 1/2 lb yellow beans trimmed and halved
  • 1 19 oz can red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 19 oz can lentils drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic crushed

Instructions

  1. Steam the green beans for 5 minutes, or until tender.

    Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss thoroughly.

    For best flavour, allow the salad to marinate for a couple of hours before serving.


Related Posts

Banh Mi Summer Rolls

Banh Mi Summer Rolls

  These Banh Mi Summer Rolls are a vegan twist on the classic Banh Mi Sandwiches. They are light, refreshing and packed full of natural flavour. My love for handheld food is immense, and these Banh Mi Summer Rolls are no exception. Who can say […]

Healthy Nicoise Salad

Healthy Nicoise Salad

“Healthy Nicoise Salad is a lightened up vegan adaptation of the classic Nicoise salad full of textures and bright vibrant flavour.” Here we go again with another one of our favourites – hearty salads! Check out here and here for a couple more of our […]



18 thoughts on “Easy Bean Salad”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.