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Easy Borlotti Bean Salad


A hearty and healthy protein-rich borlotti bean salad studded with colourful vegetables. Can be served as a main or side salad


  • 1 can Borlotti beans rinsed and drained.
  • 1 medium carrot grated
  • 1/2 red onion chopped finely
  • 5 cherry tomato quartered or halved
  • 3 tablespoon chopped jalapenos 
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro or coriander

For Dressing

  • 1/2 teaspoon or few drops of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 lime(extract juice from it)
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder or smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste



  • In a small bowl, add paprika or chilli powder, salt, pepper, cumin powder, olive oil and lemon juice, mix well and keep aside.  
  • Mix all other ingredients gently with a fork and pour the dressing on the top, give it a good mix and serve fresh.
  • Ig desired, sprinkle crumbled feta cheese for extra protein.


  • Use any types of beans in place of borlotti beans.
  • You can also add vegetables like bell pepper and grated beetroot.
  • Feta cheese is optional and can be ignored if serving for vegans.
  • there is no measure on the vegetables, use as much as you want.
  • Category: Salads
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: Mexican