Cannellini Bean Salad

June 20, 2011

Author Notes: This was one of my first non-lettuce salads and evolved from a chickpea recipe once I realized that I am not a fan of chilled chickpeasAmandaE

Serves: 4-5



  • 28 ounces cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup carrot, shredded
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 sprigs cilantro, diced

Balsamic Vinegrette Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon brown mustard
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup EVOO
  • dashes black pepper
In This Recipe


  1. In a small container that has a lid, mix together all the ingredients for the dressing. Put the lid on and shake well. Set aside
  2. In a large container mix together the beans, onion, carrot, and cilantro. Pour on the dressing, stir and then fold in the feta cheese. Season to taste with some fresh ground pepper.
  3. Place salad in fridge for at least 30minutes, then Serve! Goes great as a side salad or serve on top of ciabatta bread for a healthy vegetarian sandwich.

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