Recipe - white bean salad

White Bean Salad

Makes 3 servings

This is a very easy bean salad you can make the night before and take to work, or serve as a side dish

Ingredients

  • 1 can white beans, like cannelini
  • 1 tbsp red pepper, chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup tomato, diced
  • 1 tbsp red onion, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp herb and spice blend

Method

  1. Drain the canned beans and rinse well in a strainer.
  2. Make sure you've drained all the rinse water.
  3. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl, whisking the oil and vinegar together first.
  4. Add the beans.

Experiment with different types of canned beans and different chopped vegetables to add.

Comments

Nutritional Information:

Per serving:

  • 240 calories
  • 4 g total fat (1 g sat)
  • 0 mg cholesterol
  • 39 g carbohydrate
  • 15 g protein
  • 10 g fiber
  • 100 mg sodium