Monday, 28 January 2013

Roast Beetroot and White Bean Salad

I made this dish for lunch the other day when I needed something quick and easy. If you prepare the beans and beetroot in advance the salad only takes about 5minutes to put together and it tastes great.

1 large Beetroot, roasted whole and chilled
2 cups chilled cooked white beans (I use cannellini)
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2Tbs lemon juice
2Tbs olive oil
2Tbs chopped fresh mint leaves
1tsp salt (less if using drained canned beans)

Slice beetroot and cut into bite-size pieces
add all ingredients into mixing bowl and mix through.
Allow to sit in refrigerator for about two hours (this is optional, it just enriches the flavour)

If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:
(Proverbs 25:21)


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