Bean, Avocado, Garden Vegetable Salad with Lemon Dressing
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2-3 tomatoes of your choice, cut into chunks,
1 can cannellini or chick peas – rinsed
1 can black beans – rinsed
1 -2 large cucumbers sliced into chunks
2 avocados, cut into chunks
¼ cup fresh chopped parsley
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
Chop the following and sprinkle into salad: Chives, garlic chives, fresh thyme
½ extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup fresh lemon juice (one lemon)
1 tablespoon agave nectar
1 cloves garlic minced
1 -2 tablespoons fresh basil
1 tablespoon fresh chopped oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
In a salad bowl, toss together tomatoes, beans, cucumbers. Add avocado, parsley and toss gently. Gradually add dressing until desired amount is stirred into the salad.
To make the dressing:
Put all ingredients in mini blender or other blender, blend until mixture is well emulsified.
Try to eat in a couple days, tastes best the same day!