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Here's simple little salad from Peru. It's made with little tender Lima beans. It is so yummy, especially if you use garden tomatoes.

You'll need:

  • 2 cans of small Lima beans
  • 1/2 cup of onions - diced
  • 1/4 of an aji serano or aji amarillo - diced (aji means chile)
  • 1 medium sized tomato - sliced
  • Juice of one lime
  • 3 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of parsley - very finely diced
  • Adult help


  • A medium-sized bowl
  • A large bowl
  • A sharp knife
  • A cutting board
  • A large spoon
  • Small serving plates
  1. You'll need a little help cutting up the veggies. Make sure that you don't touch your eyes after you've touched the pepper.
  2. Place the pepper, the onions, and the tomatoes into the medium-sized bowl. Pour on the lime juice and vinger. Let marinate for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Open the cans of beans and drain them.
  4. Pour the beans into the large bowl.
  5. Add the onion and tomato mixture.
  6. Sprinkle the salt and parsley. Pour on the olive oil. Mix.
  7. Your yummy Peruvian salad is ready to serve!