Black Bean, Cashew and Pea Pod Salad

 

 

Black Bean Cashew and Pea Pod Salad

 

This is a fun summer salad full of nutritious black beans, healthy cashews and organic vegetables!

A great stand alone salad and a perfect accompaniment to any grilled entrée! My Black Bean, Cashew and Pea Pod Salad is a keeper!

I make my black beans from scratch but feel free to used a canned variety to save time!

 

8 ounces cooked Ayocote Negro beans, Rancho Gordo

1 cup whole roasted and salted cashews

1 package organic frozen mixed vegetables

1/2 pint organic grape tomatoes, sliced in half

1 bunch Italian flat parsley, roughly chopped

1 medium red onion, peeled, cut in half and thinly sliced

6-8 organic radishes, sliced

1/2 cup whole sugar snap peas or pea pods, cut in half

1 tablespoon Zesty Lemon Herb, Victoria’s Gourmet

1 tablespoon dried oregano or 2 tablespoons fresh,chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup Spanish sherry vinegar

Assemble all ingredients in a large mixing bowl

Mix thoroughly

Transfer to a serving dish

Serve at room temperature or chilled

Serve with any grilled entrée

Perfect with a crisp white, rose or pint noir!!

Enjoy!