3 minute 3 bean salad

“a last minute side dish!”

We’ve all been there: prepping and cooking all day for a nice meal.  The guests will arrive in 2 hours and that’s when you start to go nuts:  Like wonder if you have enough time to dye your roots, ponder whether to whip up a centrepiece out of the weeds growing in the garden or panic at the idea of not having enough food to serve!

Here is a solution to the latter: A colorful and healthy side dish you can quickly put together using a few staple ingredients.

1 can of 3 bean medley
1 cup of very finely chopped, uncooked broccoli
3 to 4 tablespoons of your favorite salsa
A drizzle of extra virgin olive oil (about 2 tablespoons)
1/4 cup of fresh chopped cilantro
salt & pepper to taste

Open the can of beans and pour into a strainer (over the sink) and rinse with cool water.  Let drain.  Place the beans in a bowl and mix in all the ingredients listed above.  Taste and add a little more salt pepper or salsa if you prefer.  Wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.

 3 bean salad recipe -easy

– Julie


2 thoughts on “3 minute 3 bean salad

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