Black eyed beans Gaea Greek Salad

Black eyed beans are a staple for Sarakostí, the Greek fasting/lenting period that starts on Clean Monday (Greek Shrove Tuesday), these peas are the epitome of why a Vegan diet is just as nutritious as a carnivore one! If you want to follow the Greek Lent period to cleanse your body and mind, then this recipe is a must!

  • 30 mins

  • 2



  • Boil the beans in a pot of salted water for about 20 minutes or until soft
  • Drain and set aside to cool
  • Roughly chop the olives and place in a bowl
  • Add the cooled beans and the rest of the ingredients
  • Generously drizzle with Gaea Fresh Extra Virgin olive oil 
  • Toss the salad well and serve chilled.


When boiling your peas if you want nice looking peas for serving, boil in water for 5 minutes, then replace the water and boil for another 20 minutes, this will remove the first dar water which is natural but makes the beans look purplish.

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