Sunday, April 10, 2011

3 Bean Salad- Mediterranean Style

2½ -  tablespoons  Olive Oil
2½ -  tablespoons Red wine vinegar
1 -  teaspoon sugar
¼ -  teaspoon salt
¼  - teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ -  teaspoon Greek Oregano
1 -  tablespoon  Parsley
½  - clove garlic—minced
1  - cup of rinsed and drained  canned Fava beans
1 - cup  of rinsed and drained canned Chick Peas (garbanzo beans)
1  - cup of rinsed and drained  canned Cannellini beans
½ -  red  bell pepper  finely chopped
1/2 -  small red onion  finely chopped
8  - pitted Kalamata olives—finely chopped


Put the olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, oregano, parsley and garlic in a bowl and whisk together  until well combined. place the beans, olives, red pepper, and onion in a large bowl, then toss with the dressing until well combined. Serve at room temperature.