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Two Bean Mediterranean Salad

There are those few recipes that every one has that they always fall back on, whether it’s an easy dinner, a favorite dessert, or that one recipe you always make for a potluck. Well this is one of those recipes. Two Bean Mediterranean Salad is my summer fall back for basically everything, a weeknight dinner, a picnic, a potluck. Two Bean Mediterranean Salad in my opinion is perfect, it is full of healthy vegetables and beans, it is super easy to throw together, and it can be made ahead of time & travels well (I actually thing it tastes better after it sits overnight). It is super simple to put together, a couple of cans of bean and a few chopped vegetables are tossed in a simple vinaigrette dressing. Seriously there isn’t a reason to not make this salad today!

Two Bean Mediterranean Salad

Two Bean Mediterranean Salad

Two Bean Mediterranean Salad


  • Make sure you rinse the beans really well, they will taste better that way
  • This salad is great for making ahead of time, I think it even tastes better after it has time to sit in the refrigerator overnight
  • Feel free to swap out or add your favorite veggies (p.s. I occasionally put marinated artichoke hearts in, and it is amazing)
Two Bean Mediterranean Salad up close on a spoon

Two Bean Mediterranean Salad

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Mediterranean inspired bean salad with black beans, chickpeas, and fresh vegetables


  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1 15oz can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 5-6 mini sweet peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta

for the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard


  1. To make the dressing add red wine vinegar, olive oil, oregano, thyme, and ground mustard to a small bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. In a large bowl add chickpeas, black beans, cucumber, tomatoes, onion, olives, and feta. Pour the dressing into the bowl. Toss to coat. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 357Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 700mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 13gSugar: 6gProtein: 15g

Nutritional data is automated, final nutritional information will depend on ingredients used and any changes made.

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P.S. Looking for more salads? Check out my Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Strawberries, Apple, & Bacon or Honey Mustard Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad.

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Thursday 21st of March 2019

Lauren, love the two bean salad!

Lauren Schmidt

Thursday 21st of March 2019

So glad you love it RJ!

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