White Bean Salad Recipe

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (14)

  • 3 cups cooked white beans (navy, cannellini or Great Northern beans)*
  • 1-2 medium ripe firm tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
  • 1/2 red onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry basil or 4-5 fresh basil leaves (chopped)
  • *If using dried beans then soak about 1 1/2 cups of dried beans overnight (or 8 hours) in a large bowl of water, make sure the beans are well covered. Drain, rinse then cook in boiling water for about 45-60 minutes. Beans should be tender but not mushy.:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons red wine vinegar (to taste, depends on the strength of the vinegar)
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1-2 dashes black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons bean liquid


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