This Nutritious Middle-Eastern Bean Salad is high in protein and fiber and is super quick to make.
Ever wondered how to get rid of that tin of beans that’s been sitting in your cupboard for a few months? This is the perfect way to use it!
You get 4 out of your 5 a day right here in this salad, and it will keep you full for hours for only 325 calories per portion, so it’s perfect if you are looking to lose weight!
This salad is so easy to make; simply dice up your vegetables and combine them together with the rest of the ingredients, and you are done!
It’s important that you do refrigerate it for at least an hour before eating so that it ‘marinates’ with the lemon juice and oil.
Beans should be included in your diet, as they are an extremely good source of plant-based protein and fiber.
To find out more about the benefits of eating beans, read our article – Why You Should Eat More Beans
There are approximately 325 calories per portion.
1 x 400g tin of cannellini beans drained and rinsed
1 medium-sized chopped red onion
200g of cooked Broad beans
1 medium-sized tomato chopped up
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Juice from half a lemon
2 tablespoons of chopped parsley
1/2 teaspoon of cumin
Salt to taste
Put all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl and combine. Cover with cling film and refrigerate for an hour so that the flavors develop.
This Nutritious Middle-Eastern Bean Salad is perfect to pack and take for your lunch at work the next day!