Saturday, September 14, 2013

beet & bean salad with basil vinaigrette

This salad was put together combining veggies I had on hand: greens, avocado, yellow beets, vidalia onion, garbanzo beans, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and hearts of palm. This combo created a cool, tart, and creamy salad, and the basil vinaigrette added a note of sweetness.

2 TB fresh lemon juice
2 TB olive oil
1/4 cup chopped basil
1/4 tsp agave or honey
pinch of salt
black pepper

Blend everything in a bullet, or mince the basil and combine well. You can add a tablespoon of water if you think it needs it.

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