Three Bean Salad

three bean salad


  • 2 cups cooked kidney beans
  • 2 cups cooked black-eyed peas
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen green beans, cooked but still firm
  • 1 small red onion, cut into rings
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
Marinate with:
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup flax oil
  • 1 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard


Mix marinade well and pour over the other ingredients. Refrigerate.


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    Flax provides alpha linolenic acid (ALA), which the body converts to omega-3 fatty acids found mainly in fish. Such fatty acids may reduce the inflammatory process suspected in several cancers. Flax is also high in fiber and antioxidants.

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