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Best bean salad in under 10 minutes... for real!
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
This salad is so good and so fast that I've been making it almost every week this summer. It’s easy, customizable and so versatile!
Course: Main, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: Bean salad
Servings: 8 small sides
  • 1 can or 540 ml chickpeas
  • 1 can or 540 ml lentils
  • 1 can or 540 ml black beans
  • 1 whole roasted pepper cut in strips
  • 1/2 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1.5 tsp fine salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp hot chili flakes optional
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup flat leaf cilantro chopped
  1. Mix everything in a bowl and serve.
  2. Yup… that’s it! Enjoy with a protein or on its own.
Recipe Notes
  • Don't have or like cilantro? Use parsley.
  • Feel free to use any variety of beans.
  • Don't like heat in your food? Leave out the chili flakes.
  • No limes? Use lemons.
  • Like a little crunch? Use raw red peppers instead of roasted red peppers.
  • Make it ahead of time in keep it in the fridge for up to 4 or 5 days