Crunchy Bean Salad

Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 617
Theme: Lunch
Crunchy Bean Salad

Beans are a super-lean protein that are high in both fiber and folate. This salad mixes beans with crisp ingredients for a texture twist that is sure to tickle your taste buds.


  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 medium apple, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 15 oz can organic black beans, drained
  • 15 oz can organic kidney beans, drained
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp agave nectar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves


1. In a large bowl combine the celery, yellow pepper, apple, and beans.


2. Toss with the vinegar, olive oil, agave nectar, salt, and pepper. Top with the chopped cilantro.