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Simple White Bean Salad

Colorful and refreshing
Simple White Bean Salad

Courtesy of BeanInstitute.com

For a super light and refreshing snack, put together this simple white bean salad made with red and yellow peppers, onions and cubed tomatoes.

Courtesy of BeanInstitute.com


For the salad

  • 2 cans (15-16) ounce white beans, navy, cannellini, great northern
  • 3-4 green onions, minced
  • 1 large peeled tomato, cubed
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 sweet yellow pepper, chopped

For the dressing

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1-2 Tablespoon Splenda or sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dijon mustard


For the salad

Drain and rinse beans.

Pour into a 3 quart bowl.

Add remaining vegetables.

For the dressing

In a small bowl, use a whisk or fork to combine dressing ingredients with 1 tablespoon of
Splenda or sugar.

Pour over beans and vegetables.

Stir thoroughly to combine.

Taste test and add second tablespoon of sweetener if desired.

Serve in a salad bowl.

Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator.

Additional optional ingredients: jalapeño chiles, celery, cucumbers, more onion.