Honey Balsamic Bean Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 461.8
  • Total Fat: 15.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 72.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 64.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 14.8 g
  • Protein: 21.6 g

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This is an adapted recipe from 101cookbooks.com This is an adapted recipe from 101cookbooks.com
Number of Servings: 5


    8 oz / 225 g (about 1 1/2 cups) EACH cooked chickpeas, pinto beans, black beans

    2 cups green beans

    1/3 cup / 1 oz / 30g sliced almonds, toasted

    2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
    1 1/2 tablespoons runny honey
    2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    1/4+ teaspoon fine grain sea salt

    10 sprigs fresh thyme


Combine the beans and most of the almonds in a large salad bowl. Set aside. Make the dressing by whisking the olive oil, honey, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and sea salt in a small container. Taste, and adjust to your tastes.

Run your fingers up each thyme sprig, removing the leaves. Add to the salad bowl along with a good amount of the dressing. Toss well, and add more dressing if you like. Finish by sprinkling with the remaining almonds.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CATCH23.

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  • This is one of the perfect salad I've ever made...honey and bean, great combination! Try also visiting my favorite food site, GOURMETRECIPE. They have lots of exciting and interesting recipes for you to choose from. Not only that, they have lots of recipe videos for you to watch. - 6/28/12

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  • I'm not rating it because I didn't really make the whole recipe, but I used the dressing with pinto beans and put them over spaghetti squash and it was really yummy! - 8/31/11

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  • I also found this recipe on 101cookbooks.com and absolutely loved it! It tastes very light and fresh, but is quite filling. I grab a few spoonfuls for a snack here and there. Next time I think I will make 1.5x the dressing. - 8/10/10

    Reply from CATCH23 (8/10/10)
    I agree, a little extra dressing might be nice.

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