New Year’s Good Luck Bean Salad

by Christina Meyer-Jax, Tastemaker in Residence - as seen on Fox 9 Sunday Morning show

 Choose your favorite beans! Add Black or Kidney Beans as well!

Choose your favorite beans! Add Black or Kidney Beans as well!

Ingredients

1 can S&W 50% reduced sodium Black Beans
1 can S&W Kidney Beans
1 can Black Eyed Peas
1 red and/or green bell pepper, diced
½ cup chopped cilantro
3-4 chopped green onions
 
 
Dressing - Ingredients
¼ cup red wine vinegar or sherry vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tsp lightly toasted cumin, ground
1 tsp Dijon mustard
½ cup veggie broth
⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
 
Instructions

  1. Whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing. Set aside.
  2. Stir together all the beans, peppers, and onions.
  3. Combine both the mixture and dressing together.
  4. Top or combine cilantro in. Serve as a dip with tortilla chips, or on top of a green salad.