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.
Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Serve with pitas.
Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.
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.
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Chef/owner of Balade Restaurant in New York City.
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