This Salad epitomizes summer and is best eaten when the ripe fresh tomatoes are in lock step with the freshest basil. I serve this as a side to beef kebabs in the summer, the beans add some consistency to the salad so no need for an extra starchy side. Best part, no need for olive oil as the avocados lend their fatty coating to the other vegetables. —EatPrayandEatAgain
black beans or red kidney beans (drained)
garbanzo beans (drained)
ripe Avocados chopped (small cubes)
fresh tomatoes chhopped (1 inch bites)
1 and 1/2 cups
Fresh Basil torn in bite sizes
In This Recipe
Drain and rinse the garbanzo and black beans, set aside.
Chopp the Tomatoes, Avocados and Cucumbers at roughly the same size and toss them into a serving bowl
Add the beans and the hand-torn basil leaves
Finally drizzle the balsamic vinegar over it and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.