Turkish White Bean Salad (Piyaz)

Turkish White Bean Salad (Piyaz)
30 April 2024

Piyaz, the most delicious accompaniment to meatballs with cheese, is served as an appetizer or salad with meat dishes. Different ingredients can be added to it upon request. The main ingredients used in making piyaz are tomatoes, dried beans, boiled eggs, and olives. Especially in Antalya, it is served with tahini sauce. If the ingredients are ready, we can move on to the delicious piyaz recipe that you can serve with meat and fish dishes.

 How Many Calories in One Serving of Piyaz?

One serving of piyaz is approximately 160 calories.

Prep Time : 30 mins
Cook time : 40 mins
Servings : 4 People
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Turkish White Bean Salad (Piyaz)


  • 1 tomato
  • 300 grams dried beans (soaked in water)
  • 1 red onion
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 bundle of parsley
  • 1/2 cup grape vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Turkish White Bean Salad (Piyaz)


  1. Let the beans soak in water in advance.
  2. Drain the beans and put them in a pot. Add enough drinking water to cover the beans and boil over low heat.
  3. Let the cooked beans stand for a while to cool down. Then drain them and put them in a salad bowl.
  4. Chop the red onions julienne style. Rub the onions with a teaspoon of salt.
  5. Drain the onions after rinsing them with water.
  6. Finely chop the parsley and tomatoes.
  7. Add the ingredients you chopped to the salad bowl with the beans. Then serve with vinegar, olive oil and salt. Enjoy your meal.
Serving Suggestions

Piyaz can be served with barbecue beef.

Expert Tips
  • Always cook the beans over low heat. This way, the shells will not peel off.
  • To prevent the beans from getting mushy, boil them in a deep bowl with plenty of water.
  • Garnish the piyaz with sliced olives and boiled eggs.
  • You can also use dried black-eyed peas instead of beans.

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