Mediterranean Bean Salad


  • 2 15-oz cans of beans, drained and rinsed (use black beans, cannellini beans, kidney beans or chickpeas/garbanzo beans)
  • 1 english cucumber, chopped with skin on
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomato, halved
  • 1 cup kalamata olives, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup virgin olive oil (= longevity oil!)
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 whole cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano or 2 tsp fresh herb
  • salt and pepper to taste


1. Combine beans, cucumber, pepper, onion, tomatoes, and olives in a large bowl.

2. In a small bowl or sealed jar with a lid, whisk or shake together olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, and salt and pepper.

3. Toss salad with dressing and enjoy at room temperature or refrigerate unused portions.

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  1. Pat Regan on January 4, 2023 at 2:30 pm

    How many servings does this recipe yield?

    • Liat on January 4, 2023 at 3:51 pm

      Hi Pat,

      This recipe yields 6 servings. Each serving contains 198 calories, 6 grams of protein, 4 grams of fiber and 10 grams of net carbs

      • Pat Regan on January 8, 2023 at 4:14 pm

        Thanks for that info. I just made the recipe and it is delicious!

        • Liat on January 8, 2023 at 5:30 pm

          Fantastic 👍👍

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