Kidney Bean Salad Recipe

Kidney Bean Salad Recipe
Staff Writer

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

A quick and easy legume-based, Lebanese salad that is often served as a mezze dish.


  • 4 cups cooked kidney beans
  • 4 tomatoes, diced
  • 8 pieces garlic, crushed
  • 4 yellow onions, diced
  • 4 green peppers, diced
  • 4 red peppers, diced
  • 4 bunches chopped parsley
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 8 small cucumbers, diced
  • 4 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup olive oil


Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Serve with pitas.

Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.