Spicy Mix Bean Salad


1 can chickpeas

1 can kidney beans

1 can sweet corn

1 red bell pepper diced

1 green bell pepper diced

1 tomato chopped

1 onion diced

1 fresh red chili finely chopped

3 cloves crushed garlic

1/4 cup fresh parsley

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tsp sugar

2 tbsp lemon juice

Salt to taste

1/2 tsp crushed black pepper

1 1/2 tsp cumin powder

1/2 tsp chili powder



The beautiful photograph courtesy my dear friend Samina Shaikh.


Mix all the beans, peppers, corn, onions, red chili, garlic, and parsley in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk to combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar, lemon juice, lime juice, salt, pepper, cumin, and chili powder. Pour over the bean salad. Toss to coat. Adjust the seasoning according to your taste.


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