Beans are also known as the inexpensive powerhouse of nutrients as they are very much economical and are packed with benefits like fiber, protein, iron, potassium, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They are low in fat and hence contains no cholesterol and also they help in controlling your cholesterol. Having a small bowl of them will make you feel full and give you a supply of energy.
I was planning to make something with these beans as they are beautiful. Isn’t it? Economical, easy to prepare, and the powerhouse of nutrients…Mixed Bean Salad which stays fresh for days in the refrigerator. This is so great to prepare because this requires minimum time and ingredients. You can’t go wrong with this easy peasy recipe with just a handful of ingredients. 😀 And you know what the best part is? You can prepare it ahead and refrigerate for later use and enjoy the free time. 😉 This stays fresh for 2-3days.
This three bean salad is superhit for any potluck/ beach party or small get-together at home. Serve with some chips and dips for party appetizers.
- ½ Cup mixed bean, boiled
- ½ Cup cucumber, finely chopped
- 3 Red radish, sliced or chopped
- 8-10 Cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
- ¼ Cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1 Tsp roasted flaxseed powder
- ¼ Tsp red paprika powder
- Salt as required
In a mixing bowl, take all the chopped veggies and boiled beans. Add red paprika, roasted flaxseed powder, salt as required, and lemon juice. Toss well and serve.