3 Bean Salad

061614_0137_3BeanSalad1.jpgHere is another tasty salad for summertime cooking. This salad has black-eyed peas, butter beans and fresh green beans. A very fresh and light side dish to some grilling.061614_0137_3BeanSalad2.jpg

We served this with Cedar Plank Salmon, grilled chicken and grilled potatoes. To add some flavor we also had a trio of dipping sauces. A great summer evening meal!



1 shallot, finely chopped

1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1 15-ounce can butter beans or lima beans, rinsed

1 15-ounce can black-eyed peas or navy beans, rinsed

1/2 pound lb. green beans, trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1/2 cup chopped fresh dill

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper


Toss shallot, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a large bowl and let sit 5 minutes. Add butter beans, black-eyed peas, green beans, dill, and oil; season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.

DO AHEAD: Salad can be made 6 hours ahead. Cover and chill.

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