White Bean and Spinach Salad

White Bean and Spinach Salad
Contributor
Whole Foods Market

With so few ingredients, this salad is surprisingly substantial thanks to the protein- and fiber-packed white beans. Tender spinach, zippy red onion and a bold Dijon dressing fill out this simple salad that works as a main dish or side.

4
Servings
1093
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked no-salt-added cannellini beans, from 2 (15-ounce cans) beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small red onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 4 cups tightly packed fresh spinach leaves, tough stems removed
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Directions

In a large mixing bowl combine beans and onion. Slice spinach into thin ribbons and add to the beans.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together mustard, vinegar and Italian seasoning. Pour dressing over the bean mixture and stir to combine all ingredients. Serve immediately or chill until ready to use.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
69g
99%
Sugar
27g
30%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
90g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
15µg
17%
Calcium, Ca
16mg
2%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
14µg
0%
Folate, total
11µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Phosphorus, P
1388mg
100%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
81mg
5%
Water
175g
6%

White Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

White Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.