White Beans and Sun-Dried Tomato
A delicious way to eat your greens. Cannellini beans are small white beans that can be found in most grocery stores. Serve this main dish salad with a loaf of crusty bread.
- 1/2 tsp salt (sea salt if on a corn-free diet*)
- 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 1 2/3 cups cannellini beans, cooked (one 15-ounce can, drained)
- 16 oz mixed salad greens (one 16-ounce bag)
- 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
- 1/2 cup sun-dried tomato halves, dried
- Dressing:3 Tbs olive oil
- 3 Tbs red wine vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- Prepare sun-dried tomatoes by soaking in water for 15–30 minutes until soft.
- Prepare dressing: In a small bowl or jar, combine oil, red wine, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
- In a small bowl, add one Tbsp dressing to beans and mix.
- In a large bowl, combine salad mix with basil and the remaining dressing and gently toss.
- Arrange greens on individual salad plates and spoon beans on top. Garnish with sun-dried tomatoes.
* Allergy notes: People following a corn-free diet should avoid iodized salt since it contains dextrose, which should be avoided by those allergic to corn.
Calories from Fat 112 (27%)
(20%)Total Fat 13g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Total Carbohydrate 58g
(62%)Dietary Fiber 15g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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