This salad is unique to our family!
My mother made it every time she had guests and every time the guests would go crazy about it! I started making it when I entertained and it was the most loved salad on the buffet!
In fact, when I started writing this blog, my good friend Elana reminded me to add it to my recipes! For a vegan version simply leave out the anchovies!
Simple, healthy and full of love!
4 medium tomatoes, sliced and quartered
4 Sprigs of green onions, chopped small or thinly sliced red onions (optional)
Juice of half a fresh Lemon
1 can of butterbeans drained well
Half a can of anchovies, chopped small
Half a cup of olives, green, black or mixed
½ cup of chopped parsley
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon of black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
Amount can be doubled for a larger salad
In a salad bowl, add tomatoes, olives, onions. Add fresh lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Add the parsley, butterbeans and anchovies and toss all together with a wide spoon taking care not to smash the soft beans.
That's all there is to it! So delicious and fresh tasting!
Serve as an Appetizer, part of a buffet or a side dish.