Recipe for You or Two: Bean Salad

By Tammara Fogle | August 31, 2021

Gretchen Fox is the winner of a $25 gift certificate to the Spice Merchant for submitting this recipe. Fresh garden produce such as herbs, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers can be added and salsa can substitute for the Rotel, Fox said. “Mine is a little different every time.”

Bean Salad

1 can (15 oz.) Black Beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (15 oz.) Garbanzo Beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (10 oz.) Rotel diced tomatoes 

1 medium onion, chopped

1 medium jalapeno, chopped and seeds removed

1/2 cup of Italian dressing

Mix all ingredients together and let sit for at least 1½ hours before serving for best flavor. Serve atop fresh lettuce of spinch if desired.

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