Red Bean Salad with Feta and Peppers Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Red Bean Salad with Feta and Peppers Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Red Bean Salad with Feta and Peppers

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"A tasty, nutrient-packed salad that can be eaten by itself or as a side dish. Makes a great lunch the next day too! Add more lemon juice and olive oil if you like your salad to have a lot of dressing. Use garbanzo beans in place of kidney beans if you prefer."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Rinse kidney beans under cold water. Drain well.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine beans, red pepper, cabbage, onions, feta, parsley, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • READY IN 20 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 01, 2004

WOW! This salad is FANTASTIC! I don't normally get so excited about a salad, but this was just amazing! I did add 2t minced garlic and made this salad a little more on the "wet" side by using 3T of both lemon juice and olive oil. I also used garlic-and-herb feta. What an amazing combination of flavors! What a nice twist to the everyday typical salads we're all used to. This is my NEW favorite salad! This is a flavor sensation! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 21, 2003

With a party of 12 only 3 people enjoyed it. I might try it again because it is so healthy but I would use blue cheese instead

 
Feb 11, 2004

Who said healthy had to be boring!? I didn't change a thing - this is food at its best.

 
Jul 13, 2003

This recipe took a little longer than the 20 minutes stated. It took me 40 minutes to make. I love the mix of fresh ingredients together and that is is a very healthy and easy side dish. I doubled this recipe to take to a party and made 4 times the amount of lemon juice and olive oil dressing. Very delicious! This is going to be my new summer picnic recipe when I am asked to bring a side dish.

 
Jul 11, 2003

This is FANTASTIC and EASY!! My husband and I ate it as a main dish tonight. I added ground pepper and extra fresh garlic. I may even try artichoke hearts next time, but it is perfect as is. pkincaid

 
Feb 11, 2004

I doubled the recipe but instead of using 2 cans of kidney beans, I used one can of kidney beans and one can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas). Next time I'll use fresh cilantro instead of parsley. Tomato-basil feta is great in this!!

 
Nov 28, 2011

So my sister wound up with a $12 block of feta cheese (it's a long story) and we wanted to use it up before it went bad. A simple ingredient search and this popped up. And it was awesome. We served this at Thanksgiving and wound up doubling the recipe (made 4-5 times dressing, also.) I added just a bit of red vinegar because we were running short of lemon juice, and it tastes amazing. I even took some of my sister's feta (shhh!) so I can make it again once we're out of the leftovers. A nice light salad for whatever type of dinner! I will DEFINITELY make this again.

 
Jan 17, 2013

I made the recipe as listed and it was tasty! Even my husband, who swears he hates Feta cheese dug in and had seconds.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 245 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 8.6 g
  • 34%
  • Protein
  • 12.2 g
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 658 mg
  • 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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