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Thread: Savory Balkan Bean Salad
05-01-2011, 06:06 PM #1
Savory Balkan Bean Salad
This is very good served just as written and also just served as a salad without the bread
Servings: 12 appetizer
Prep time: 25 minutes
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
1/2 of a 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained (1 cup)
2 6-ounce jars marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2 cups chopped tomato (2 large)
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (2 ounces)
1/4 cup finely chopped Vidalia or red onion
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 cloves garlic, minced
Sliced ciabatta or baguette-style French bread, toasted
In a large bowl combine garbanzo beans, black beans, artichoke hearts, tomato, feta cheese, onion, and cilantro.
For dressing, in a small bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic. Pour dressing over the bean mixture; toss gently to coat. Cover and chill for 2 to 8 hours. Serve with toasted bread slices.
Last edited by LariP; 01-18-2013 at 07:29 PM.