Free Healthy Recipe - Black Bean and Barberry Salad

Low carbohydrate, Low GI

Copyright Penelope Beveridge

On its own, black bean and barberry salad is a delicious accompaniment to cold cuts of turkey, ham or poached salmon. Served with grainy sourdough bread and soft goats cheese, it becomes a complete meal and can be served for lunch or dinner. It contains an astounding number of antioxidant rich foods which when combined are visually spectacular.

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed thoroughly
1/3 cup barberries
1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
1 cup parsley, roughly chopped


Combine the black beans, barberries, chilli and parsley together in a bowl.
Mix together in a small jar the olive oil, vinegar, mustard and seasoning. Pour over the salad and stir through.
Serve the salad over a bed of washed greens with goats cheese crumbled over the top.

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Makes 4 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Ready in: 10 mins

Suitable for:
Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
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