Bean salad

Recipe No. 9: Bean salad There is no doubt that being a salad, it would be better to post this recipe in July or August, but accompanied by a good grilled or baked meat, it is ideal for any season. On the other hand, the Spanish-speakers of South America are in full summer solstice and wanting to eat something fresh.

Ingredients for 6 people

  • 400 g of white beans left to soak overnight in cold water and drained. But those that come in preserves are worth.
  • Salt.
  • 1 clove garlic.
  • 2 small onions cut into thin rings.
  • 4 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar.
  • 150 ml of extra virgin olive oil.
  • 1 spoonful of chopped parsley
  • 1 handful of fresh and chopped mint
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill.
  • 1/2 green pepper cut into strips
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs cut into slices.

Preparation in 3 steps

  1. Put the beans in a pot with cold water, bring them to a boil, over low heat, for an hour. Add salt to taste. Drain them and put them in a salad bowl.
  2. Crush the garlic with a little salt in a mortar . Add it to the beans together with the onion, the lemon juice, the vinegar and the olive oil. Mix the ingredients well.
  3. Spread the chopped herbs and add the pepper strips. Serve the cold salad after an hour in the fridge. – Garnish with the slices of hard-boiled egg.