Beans and Rice Salad

YIELDS | 4 SERVINGS

PREP TIME | 10 MINS

COOK TIME | 0 MINS

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This dish is savory and a little sweet. Because it only takes a few minutes to make, it is deceptively delicious. Its flexibility makes it a party favorite because it tastes great cold, warm or somewhere in between.

INGREDIENTS

• 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans and or black beans
• 1 can (15 oz) white beans (e.g., navy beans)
• 3 scallions, rinsed, chopped
• 1 medium green or red pepper, chopped
• 1⁄2 cup dried cranberries or raisins, coarsely chopped
• 1⁄4 cup raw, hulled pumpkin, sunflower seeds or a combination
• 1 cup cooked brown rice
• 1⁄2 cup Basic Dressing, see recipe on this website
• 3⁄4 teaspoon Kosher salt
• Freshly ground pepper
• 1 teaspoon curry powder (optional)
• 4 cups or two large handfuls rinsed baby spinach or arugala

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Mix all the ingredients together, except for the greens.
2. Toss the beans with the greens of choice. Season with additional salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

NOTES

Happy Eating!

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