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
246
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
2%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Protein
16g
31%
Carbs
45g
15%
Vitamin A
142µg
16%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
11.7%
Vitamin C
10mg
16%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
155µg
100%
Calcium
188mg
19%
Fiber
11g
43%
Folate (food)
191µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
191µg
48%
Iron
7mg
40%
Magnesium
131mg
33%
Monounsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.5mg
2.6%
Phosphorus
210mg
30%
Polyunsaturated
0.4g
N/A
Potassium
1108mg
32%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.3%
Sodium
138mg
6%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
15.9%
Zinc
2mg
16%