Middle Eastern Bean Salad with Za-atar Hummus Dressing
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This versatile and flavorful bean salad can be assembled ahead of time and served chilled or at room temperature.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 6 servings
Bean Salad
  • 1 (15-ounce) can 3 or 4 bean salad
  • ½ cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 small cucumber (4-5 inches long), cut in half lengthwise then thinly sliced into half moons
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons plain dairy-free hummus
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon za'atar seasoning blend, to taste
  • Pita bread, for serving (optional)
Bean Salad
  1. Drain the bean salad and discard the liquid.
  2. Place the bean salad in large bowl. Add the tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, parsley, mint, garlic, and red pepper flakes and toss to combine.
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the hummus, lemon juice, and za'atar.
  2. Toss the salad with the dressing or drizzle the dressing over each serving.
  3. Serve at room temperature or cover and refrigerate to serve chilled. Serve with pita bread halves, if desired.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/middle-eastern-bean-salad