Radicchio-Pomegranate-Black Bean-Salad

Radicchio, Pomegranate & Black Bean Salad

Adding pulses to salads makes them a little more substantial than those we might crave when the weather is warmer. This salad is packed with phytonutrients, fibre, protein and a delicious combination of bitter radicchio and sweet pomegranate. Combine the following in a generous sized salad bowl, toss and enjoy!

Serves 2 as a main course and 4 as a side dish


380g carton of black beans

Seeds from 1 pomegranate

8 radicchio leaves roughly chopped

A good handful of mixed salad leaves e.g. baby spinach, rocket, lamb’s lettuce

8 cherry tomatoes

8 pitted black olives

Small bunch of flat leaf parsley roughly chopped

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste

Optional extra: hard boiled eggs, quartered

Find out more about the benefit of bitter foods here