Bean, Avocado, Garden Vegetable Salad with Lemon Dressing


Bean, Avocado, Garden Vegetable Salad with Lemon Dressing

Bean and summer Vegetable Salad

 

Ingredients:

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

 

Dressing:

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!

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