Friday, October 26, 2012

White Bean Salad

The white beans, very rich in protein, can be cooked and served in many ways; i.e., as soup, salad, as well, with fresh vegetables and flavored with a variety of spices.

The Ingredients

2 cups white, dry beans, cooked
1 medium onion, cut into thin slices
2 tablespoons tender celery leaves, chopped
5 sundried tomatoes, preserved in oil, cut thin strips
1 medium carrot, grated
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon sweet paprika
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
100gr. Cheese (preferred spicy)

For the dressing
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon mustard powder


1. Drain well the cooked beans and put in a medium bowl.

2. Add the chopped vegetables, spices, season with salt and freshly ground pepper and stir well.

3. Pour all dressing ingredients into a small jar, close it and shake firmly to homogenize the materials.

4. Transfer beans to a serving dish and drizzle with the dressing. Decorate with ​​cheese pieces, fresh celery leaves or parsley.

5. Serve and enjoy.

  • If you like a spicy salad, add two chili peppers, seedless and chopped.
  • Accompany your salad with Kalamata olives and smoke herring fillets.
  • Read here how to cook the beans.


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