Not Your Grandma’s Bean Salad

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If you are looking for a bright summer salad that is perfect for a backyard BBQ but that also doubles for a work-day lunch, you are going to love this recipe for bean salad! But this is not-your-grandma’s bean salad! It has a special surprise ingredient! AND…you can make this recipe in under 5 minutes! Enjoy!


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Not your grandma's bean salad
 
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This new twist on a traditional bean salad can be made in 5 minutes!
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Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • 1 - 19 ounce can of mixed beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 - 12 ounce bag of fresh green beans (or just fresh beans!), cooked
  • 1 cup snap peas, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 jar red pepper jelly (you can find in the deli section of your grocery store)
Instructions
  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together all ingredients! Enjoy!

I recently brought this salad to a BBQ – and it was a hit! It was served with BBQ salmon and roasted potatoes. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall MSc, RD, Food, Nutrition & Culinary Coach, Registered Nutritionist and Calgary Dietitian, Calgary, AB.

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