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Mediterranean Bean and Corn Salad-feature-in the bowl

Mediterranean Bean and Corn Salad

Mediterranean Bean and Corn Salad. A tasty and fresh Mediterranean salad with mixed beans, peppers, corn, avocado, onion, tomatoes. Furthermore, simply dressed with a lemon mayo vinaigrette, hightening the flavors to no end. A perfect Summer salad. 

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 can mixed beans
  • 1 corn
  • 2 mini sweet red peppers
  • 1 mini sweet orange pepper
  • 1 avocado
  • 6 cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 Tbsp minced purple onion
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 large basil leaves, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • a handful of pine nuts, toasted

The dressing:

  • 2 Tbsp evo oil
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil mayonnaise
  • 1/2 lemon, squeezed

Instructions

  1. Wash mixed beans with cold water and toss in bowl.
  2. Place cob of corn in a pot of boiling water cook 15 minutes. Cool and shuck the corn, and break it up in bowl.
  3. Finely dice up orange and red peppers, and onions, and place in a bowl. 
  4. Cube avocado and throw in the bowl with the corn.
  5. Quarter the tomatoes and place in a bowl with chopped basil and parsley.
  6. In a small bowl wisk evo oil, mayo, lemon. 
  7. Throw beans into a medium salad bowl. Add peppers and onions and give it a good toss.
  8. Next, add avocado and corn and again, a good toss.
  9. Lastly, place in tomatoes, basil and parsley.
  10. Pour dressing over salad, season with salt and pepper, and add toasted pine nuts. Mix well.
  11. Garnish with fresh parsley and basil. Ready to serve.

Notes

If you want, you can grill the corn for an added smoky flavor.

  • Author: Loreto
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Side dish, Vegan
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: salad, mediterranean, beans, avocado, summer, easy, fresh, corn, vegan, tomatoes

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