Hearty and Colourful Bean Salad

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Fresh yet filling salad.

Super healthy, with only whole natural plant foods.

No oil and sugar-free!

Really satiating because of the beans, peas, quinoa, and corn.

Still very fresh and nutritious with radishes, arugula, basil, parsley, onion, garlic, and lemon!

Ready in no time, perfect for a healthy lunch at home or on the go!

Weight-loss and Health Promoting

Only whole plant foods are used for optimal health and good weight!

No junky sugar and oil-free.

Beans and peas are rich in protein and resistant starch, protecting your microbiome.

Together with the corn and quinoa, you are eating only healthy, complex carbohydrates that keep you full for longer and trim in the process.

The arugula/radishes and garlic/onion are rich in isothiocyanates and organosulfurs respectively, to fight disease, inflammation, and help you maintain a healthy weight.

Flax seeds are rich in lignans and Omega-3s that reduce inflammation and protect the brain.

This Bean-rich salad is healthy, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free, nut-free.

overhead photo of a large bowl of bean salad

Hearty and Colourful Bean Salad | Oil-free Vegan

Yield: 2-3 SERVINGS
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Fresh yet filling salad. Super healthy, with only whole natural plant foods.

No oil and sugar-free!

Really satiating because of the beans, peas, quinoa, and corn.

Ingredients

  • 1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can cannellini beans
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup of frozen green peas
  • 1 cup of frozen corn
  • 1 cup chopped pickled cornichons
  • 1 cup chopped red radishes
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion or fresh one
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil and/or parsley, finely chopped

Dressing

  • 1/2 lemon, squeezed
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 Tbsp ground flax seeds (1/2 tsp flaxseed oil optional)
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Place quinoa, corn, and peas in a small pot, add water and bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. When they are ready, drain and cool for a while.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. For the dressing, mix freshly squeezed lemon juice, garlic, flaxseed oil, and salt and stir until mixed.
  4. Pour dressing over the salad and enjoy.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 461Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 921mgCarbohydrates: 84gFiber: 20gSugar: 12gProtein: 26g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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I’m Venny, I am a medical doctor and I believe great health stems from eating whole plant foods. Here you’ll find delicious (mostly) oil-free whole food, plant-based recipes and learn how food makes you healthy!

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