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Three Bean Salad w/Fresh Garbanzo Beans
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Yield: 3 1/2 cups
green (fresh) garbanzo beans, shellled
black beans or frozen/fresh green beans ( i replaced black beans with equivalent amount of frozen green beans, lightly steamed with the green garbanzos, rinsed and drained then sliced into 2" pieces)
kidney beans (rinsed and drained)
red onion, peeled and sliced thinly (i substituted with 1 large shallot)
celery with leaves, thinly sliced and leaves minced (my addition and optional)
extra virgin olive oil
salt, to taste (be careful how much table salt you add if you're using celery salt)
How to Make Three Bean Salad w/Fresh Garbanzo Beans
1Lightly steam the fresh green garbanzos for approximately 8 minutes (they should still be bright green so don't overcook). Immediately drain and rinse in cool water, drain again.
2Combine all the beans in a non-reactive serving bowl along with onion, (celery), sugar, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste and celery seed or celery salt.
3Cover and marinate at least 4 hours but preferably 6-8 hours is ideal.
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Posted: Wed, Jan 13, 2016