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Piyaz (Navy Bean Salad) Recipe: Made With Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Piyaz (Navy Bean Salad) is one of the most famous dishes in Turkey. Beans are frequently consumed as a cold salad or appetizer. 'Piyaz' is simple to make and uses accessible, affordable ingredients. The quality of the beans, extra virgin olive oil brand, and how you treat them while cooking is crucial to making good "Piyaz." 


Let's get started.


  • 1 tbsp Zagoda Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ thinly sliced red onion 
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • 3 tsp ground sumac
  • 3 cups quartered medium tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 lemon
  • 15 oz cooked, drained white beans
  • Salt and pepper


  • Using your hand, mix in the sumac, chili flakes, salt, and pepper into the red onion slices in a bowl.
  • Roughly chop the tomatoes and add them to the bowl with onions.
  •  Add Zagoda extra virgin olive oil, parsley, juice from the lemon, and the beans.
  • Mix all to combine.
  • Serve as an appetizer next to hot meals or as a signature dish on its own.


We hope you will enjoy this delicious Piyaz (Navy Bean Salad) Recipe made with Zagoda extra virgin olive oil. Make sure to use the best olive oil brand while preparing this. Please feel free to get in touch with us if you need any further information. 

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