Budget Friendly Meals: Cannellini Bean Salad with Savory Vinaigrette

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Howard Lee Puckett
The first stp toward eating well while spending less is planning.

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<em>Serves 4</em>
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Make this salad your own by adding your favorite vegetables and perhaps an ounce or two of fresh-cooked tuna or other cold-water fish. Use navy beans or white kidney beans if cannellini beans are not available.</p>
<p>• 1?2 cup lentils, dried<br />
• 1 can cannellini beans <br />
• 1?2 cup hearts of palm, sliced OR artichoke halves, coarsely chopped<br />
• 1?2 cup red onion, diced<br />
• 1?4 cup red bell pepper , diced<br />
• 1?4 cup fresh parsley, chopped <br />
• 1?4 cup kalamta or Spanish olives, coarsely chopped<br />
• 1?4 cup <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/cooking-methods/budget-friendly-meals-savory-vinaigrette.aspx”>Savory Vinaigrette</a>
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<p>1. Cook lentils according to package directions; drain.<br />
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2. Combine lentils and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently. Cover and chill for 30 minutes or overnight. Serve at room temperature.</p>
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<em>Pat Crocker cooks bistro-style food with her favorite herbs every week. Her latest book,</em> The Vegan Cook’s Bible <em>(Robert Rose, 2009), is now available.</em>
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