Spiced Bean Salad

"This healthy vegan bean salad – Balela, inspired by the Middle East is made with different beans, greens, fresh veggies, olive oil, and Arabic spices."
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 5mins
Serves or Makes: 20

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  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can chickpeas
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans
  • 1 cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, red or yellow, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon sumac
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt, to taste


  • Step 1

    In a bowl mix the beans, chopped vegetables, herbs, garlic, spices, and salt.

  • Step 2

    Drizzle olive oil over it. Mix and enjoy your healthy treat!

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