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black bean salad

a recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

This is a light and delicious side dish for any dinner!

serves 7
prep time 5 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For black bean salad

  • 16 oz. dried black beans
  • 1 stalk celery – chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic – chopped
  • ¼ red onion – chopped
  • ½ cup italian parsley – chopped
  • 1 cup of mixed pitted olives – chopped
  • 2-3 red chili peppers – chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz. of your favorite macaroni or couscous
  • dressing:
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil

How To Make black bean salad

  • 1
    Prepare beans as directed on package. Combine all of the ingredients for the salad with the beans in a large bowl. Add the seasonings to taste. Combine the ingredients for the dressing; add to the salad and toss. Prepare the macaroni or couscous as directed. Add to the bean salad and toss. Serve immediately or chilled.