Bean Salad - Pantry Friendly & Healthy

Total Time
2hrs 7mins
Prep
7 mins
Cook
2 hrs

Serve as a side dish or see variations below. I created this to accommodate using all pantry ingredients to help use my food storage more efficiently.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Blend first 3 ingredients in a big serving bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients & blend all together.
  3. Marinate for at least 2 hours preferable in fridge or also good at room temperature.
  4. Serve & enjoy.
  5. Notes:
  6. I use "low sodium" vegetables when possible. Cut out spices & use plain tomatoes if you want a more mild flavored Bean Salad.
  7. Variations: Make into complete meals.
  8. Taco Salad: add 26 ounces (2, 13 oz cans) chicken breast, 1 TB cumin, 1 ts black pepper, put on tortilla chips.
  9. Baked Potato Bar: use as a topping.
  10. Casserole Style: use the drained vegetable juices to cook long grain white rice in & serve bean salad on top with a cheese sauce.