Simple Marinated Beans

Mix up your favorite beans with fresh herbs and a vinaigrette, and you’ve got a great way to add protein to a meal. Adapted from The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet.

Serves: 6

  • Two 16-ounce cans black, pinto, or pink beans, or black-eyed peas
    (or a combination of two kinds), drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley, or to taste
  • 2 to 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup natural low-fat vinaigrette, homemadeor store-bought
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Combine the ingredients in a serving container and toss well. Cover and marinate an hour or two, refrigerated, then serve.


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