bean-saladThis tasty salad can be eaten with bread for lunch or a light meal or serve as a side dish to a main meal.

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Bean Salad

Ingredients

2-3 serves

 Canned 4-bean mix, drained

1 x 425g can

 Canned whole kernel corn, drained

1 x 410g can

 Mint, chopped

3 T

 Spring onions, thinly sliced

3

 Cucumber, diced

¼

 Tomatoes, cut into segments or cherry tomatoes,  halved

2 tomatoes or 8 cherry tomatoes

 Sesame seeds toasted (optional)

1 T

 

Method

  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Mix with dressing and serve.

 

Bean Salad Dressing

 

Ingredients

Makes ¼ cup

 Lemon juice

2 T

 Sesame oil or other oil

2 t

 Sugar

 1 t

 Minced garlic

½ t

 Salt

½ t

 

Method

  1. Put all ingredients together in a screw top jar and shake together.
  2. Store unused dressing in the refrigerator.

 

Recipe from Cooking for Older People – Easy Recipes for One or Two,
Canterbury District Health Board.


Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre