Northern Italian White Bean Salad

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
Northern Italian White Bean Salad

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Cannellini beans are large white kidney beans originally from South America. The Italians have adopted them and, not surprisingly, they're now a delicious part of Italian cuisine.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
1150mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
12g
49%
Sugars
3g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
40%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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