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White Bean Salad

white bean salad

The simple salad you can gussy up as you like, try this recipe with all the ingredients you already have in your pantry. 

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  • 6-8Servings


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 8 ounces water packed or frozen artichokes, quartered
  • ⅔ cup diced sweet red pepper
  • ⅔ cup chopped black olives
  • ¼ cup chopped red or Spanish onions
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint, or 2 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  • 2¾ teaspoon dried basil or 1½ teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • For Serving: Sliced cucumbers and salad greens


  1. In a large bowl combine the beans, artichokes, peppers, olives, onions, parsley, mint and basil, toss gently.
  2. Pour the oil and vinegar over the salad and then toss to coat.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Refrigerate, covered for several hours or overnight, stirring occasionally, to let flavors blend.
  5. Serve on salad greens with cucumber garnish.
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