Northern Italian White Bean Salad

Enjoy this easy Italian salad made with beans - perfect side dish to accompaniment any meal.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
cans (19 oz each) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1
large tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
12
lettuce leaves
  • 1 In large glass or plastic bowl, carefully mix all ingredients except lettuce.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors. Just before serving, spoon onto lettuce, using slotted spoon.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    12g
    12%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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