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Balsamic Bean Salad

ACT Nutrition Support Service » Recipes » Balsamic Bean Salad

Balsamic Bean Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients
1 x 125g can corn, no added salt
1 x 420g can four bean mix, no added salt
1 Lebanese cucumber
½ red onion
1 tomato

Balsamic dressing:
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon mint
1 tablespoon parsley
Pepper to taste

Method

  1. Drain corn and bean mix. Finely dice cucumber and onion. Chop tomato.
  2. Chop mint and parsley, then set aside.
  3. Combine beans, cucumber, tomato, onion and corn in a serving bowl.
  4. In a small bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil, herbs and pepper. 
  5. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat well. 
Tip: give this recipe a protein boost by adding tuna, salmon or grilled chicken.
This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the ACT Government Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy.