Healthy 5-Minute Mediterranean Diet White Bean Salad Recipe by Donna John

Healthy 5-Minute Mediterranean Diet White Bean Salad Recipe

A five-minute Mediterranean white bean salad that's fast, filling, healthy and delicious? No, you're not dreaming! Filled with fiberprotein and nutrients like folate, magnesium, and vitamin B6, cannellini beans are a nutritional powerhouse that may help you with your weight loss goals. Plus, this bean salad is absolutely delicious!

This easy white bean salad recipe can be thrown together in less than five minutes and uses items you already may have in your pantry. All I added to my white bean salad was a can of white beans (great northern beans or cannellini beans work great), Italian dressing (or use olive oil), a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, crushed red pepper flakes, chopped red onion and fresh herbs. But add whatever ingredients you like. Grape tomatoes would be a good one to toss in.

Serve this gluten-free Mediterranean bean salad as a side dish with dinner or for lunch

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Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 


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Recipe Notes

  • I used fresh basil and rosemary, but any fresh or dried herb would work.
  • For a complete meal, add a can of tuna or salmon.
  • Store the salad in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the beans, red onion, herbs and grape tomatoes in a bowl. Toss gently to combine. 
  2. Drizzle on olive oil or Italian dressing, add a squeeze of lemon and some crushed red pepper. Season with salt and pepper. Serve as is or on a bed of lettuce.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 149

Total Fat: 7.2g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 209mg

Total Carbohydrate: 20.5g

Dietary Fiber: 6.3g

Total Sugars: 1.8g

Protein: 6.1g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 77mg

Iron: 2mg

Potassium: 295mg

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Meredith Schneider
Mmmmm! Wish I had a bowl right now!
This looks delicious!
Roxane Goss
This looks and sounds so yummy Donna John ! I am getting the ingredients today.
Roxane Goss
Donna John I made this salad today and put it over some kale. It’s yummy! Thanks for the tip!
Sheri B Doyle
This looks delicious!

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