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November 06, 2019

Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Bean Salad

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Step up your weekday lunch game with this Mediterranean Bean Salad from Independence LIVE’s weekly healthy cooking class. This delicious salad is easy to make, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, and a great source of fiber!

Mediterranean Bean Salad – 4 servings

Salad Ingredients:

• 1 can of chickpeas
• 1 can of small white beans, rinsed and drained
• 1 cup of (~1 pint) grape tomatoes, halved
• 1 cup of (~1 medium) yellow bell pepper, chopped
• ½ cup of pitted Kalamata olives
• 1 cup of (~1 small) red onion, minced
• ½ cup of parsley, chopped
• ¼ cup of fresh mint, chopped
• ¼ cup of dill, diced
• ½ cup of feta cheese
• 1 cup of (~1 medium) cucumber, chopped


• ¼ cup of olive oil
• 2 tbsp. of red wine vinegar
• 1 lemon, juiced
• 2 tsp. of garlic powder


  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas and all beans, add to medium bowl.
  2. Wash and cut tomatoes, add to bowl.
  3. Mince onion, add to bowl.
  4. Drain olives, slice and add to bowl.
  5. Rinse and chop herbs, add bowl.
  6. Cut feta and add to bowl.
  7. Make dressing: Combine all ingredients in small bowl and whisk until dressing thickens (emulsifies).
  8. Add dressing to salad and mix until combined.
  9. Plate and Enjoy!

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