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lose weight naturally - Italian Three Bean Salad
- 1 cup Kidney Beans
- 1 cup Garbanzo Beans
- 1 cup Pinto Beans
- 1 cup green string beans
- 1 cup dandelion greens - may substitute greens here ex: collard greens
- 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 cup red onion
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tsp Brown Rice Vinegar
Mixing your Goods:
Bring 2 cups water to a boil, add green beans and boil for 3 minutes. You'll need to keep the water so pull the green beans from the water with slated spatula. Combine green beans and other beans, drained and rinsed to a bowl. Next, using the same boiling water, add the dandelion/collard greens. Boil 30 seconds, remove, and drain. Heat oil in a skillet. Sauté the blanched dandelion greens for 1 to 2 minutes. Place in the mixing bowl with the beans. Toss to mix.
Prepare the marinade next. Place the minced parsley, chopped red onion, and water into a food processor. Puree', and pour over the beans. Mix together thoroughly. Place in the refrigerator, and allow to marinate 8 hours or overnight. Mix just before placing in a serving bowl.