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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Antalya Style Kidney Bean Salad

(Antalya Piyazi)

Antalya Style Kidney Bean Salad
1 can of kidney beans, 540 ml, do not drain all the juice, leave 2-3 tbsp juice in it
1 medium size tomato, cut in small cubes
1 small onion, sliced
1 tbsp vinegar
4-5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Dressing (Tarator):

2-3 garlic cloves, smashed with salt
3 tbsp lemon juice
~1/4 cup tahini
1 slice of inside of 1 or 2 days old Turkish bread, crumbled (if you use fresh bread, use blender to mix all the dressing ingredients)

1/4 cup parsley, chopped
1 hard boiled egg, cut in 4
Extra virgin olive oil

Whisk dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Dilute it with a little bit water.

Toss the kidney beans, onion, tomato, olive oil, salt and dressing (tarator) in a bowl. Then place it on a serving dish. Garnish with egg slices and parsley. Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil.

*The Antalya Style Kidney Bean Salad" must be served with the olive oil and vinegar carafes on the table, so that people can use it as much as they want....

Meal Ideas:
- Turkish Hamburger and Turkish Rice Pudding



At 11:39 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

sounds great to me. thanks a lot :)

At 10:24 PM, Blogger Ashley said...

this sounds really great! everything i've tried from your blog has been wonderful, so i'm sure this one will be too! thanks for sharing!

At 8:51 AM, Anonymous Bev said...

Hubbie would never eat anything like this until we had a holiday in Turkey. He liked the food especially the cold salads etc so I tried this last night and we both loved it. Don't know which recipe to try next. Thank you

At 11:39 AM, Anonymous shayma said...

i love food from Antalya. this is a very easy to prepare dish. lovely.


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