Last week one of our friends couldn't pick up his CSA share and so he generously gave it too us! But as I was scratching my head over bok choy, lettuce, scallions and wax beans, it took a bit of creativity to make this summer bean salad. But it came out deliciously and the hubby almost polished off the whole thing by himself. You will need, one can of cannelini beans, 3/4-1 lb of wax beans, half bunch of red scallions, 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar, 1/4 cup of EVOO, 2 tsp sugar or other sweetener, 1/2 tsp salt, 3 cups of lettuce.
If you have trouble with a bloated stomach when you eat raw onions, dice the scallions and put them in cold water for 10 mins. Meanwhile mix the vinegar with sugar and salt. Then add the onions and cannelini beans.
Bring a pot of slightly salted water to a boil, add the wax beans (trimmed and cut into inch size pieces), boil them for approximately 5 minutes, then drain under cold water.
Add the waxed beans to the rest of the salad, wash the lettuce and spin it before adding it to the bean salad. Season with salt and pepper.
You will probably want to start eating right away but if you can let it stand for up to 1hr so the dressing can permeate everything.
Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, not paleo!