...Three Bean Salad with Olive Cilantro Tapenade

Canned beans are a wonderful source of protein and can be a great meal on a budget. This recipe spices up the normally bland beans with a savoury green olive tapenade accented by the freshness of cilantro. Served with grilled sausage you have a complete weekday meal.

- 3 cans of mixed beans (Rinsed)
- 1/2 of a red onion finely chopped and rinsed
- 1 cup of green olives
- 1 cup of chopped cilantro
- 2 tbsp dijon mustard
- 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tbsp honey
- 3 tbsp olive oil

1. Prepare tapenade by first roughly chopping the olives and cilantro. Combine with the mustard, Worcestershire sauce, honey, olive oil, salt and pepper in a food processor

2. Combine the rinsed beans, olive tapenade and rinsed onions

3. Let the mixture sit for 1-2 hours at least for the flavours to combine

4. Serve alone or with grilled sausage for a complete meal



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