Middle Eastern Bean Salad

Summary

Yield
Servings
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Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time45 minutes

Description

This simple salad utilizes pantry staplesdried cumin and coriander, dried apricots, almonds and canned beansin a light, crunchy salad that comes together in under 15 minutes. Toss the salad with a handful of organic arugula or baby spinach for a heartier meal.

Ingredients

4 tablespoons
olive oil
3 tablespoons
red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon
ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon
ground coriander
   
salt
1/2  
cucumber
3  
celery stalks
30 ounces
canned beans
1/4 cup
cilantro leaves
1/4 cup
almonds
10  
dried apricots
   
lemon zest

Instructions

Place oil, vinegar, cumin, coriander and a generous pinch of salt in a large bowl, and whisk to combine. Add remaining salad ingredients and toss. Refrigerate for an hour; serve cold or at room temperature.