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  • Balsamic Mixed Bean salad

    1 posts, 1 voices, 948 views, started Oct 20, 2011

    Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 by Denise Richardson

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      Balsamic Mixed Bean Salad

      1 1/2 cup cooked black beans
      1 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
      1 1/2 cup cooked pinto beans
      1 small head romaine lettuce, rinsed, dried and chopped
      1/3 cup of sliced almonds

      2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
      1 1/2 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon
      2 tsp of extra virgin olive oil
      Pinch of sea salt
      10 sprigs of fresh thyme

      Add beans lettuce and 3/4 of the almonds into a bowl.  

      Add dressing ingredients together but slowly whisk in the olive oil.
      Adjust to taste if needed and  

      then pour over beans.  

      Top with fresh thyme by running your fingers over the sprigs and have
      the thyme leaves fall on  

      top. Finish with remaining almonds.

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