Cannellini bean, cherry tomato & red onion salad

Cannellini bean, cherry tomato & red onion salad

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Prep: 5 mins


Serves 4
A superhealthy salad that counts as 3 of your 5-a-day and is low fat - great for al fresco eating

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal218
  • fat2g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre11g
  • protein15g
  • salt0.99g
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  • 3 x 400g cans cannellini beans
    Cannellini bean

    Cannellini bean

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    Slightly kidney-shaped with squarish ends, cannellini beans are from Italy and are creamy white…

  • 140g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • small bunch basil, torn



    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…


  1. Rinse and drain the beans and mix with the tomatoes, onion and vinegar. Season, then add basil just before serving.

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Comments (6)

jennykowalczyk's picture

A great fresh combo - wnt well with the lamb courgettes as suggested!

love_my_food's picture

I don't eat lettuce and am always struggling to find salads without it. This one hit the spot and is so easy to make! Not a lettuce leaf in sight and super healthy. Will be making again and again.

boulding2's picture

I did'nt have any red wine vinagar so i used extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinagar it still tasted great and the whole family loved it.

kevinwpage's picture

Opening a can of beans, cutting up some tomatoes and an onion and pouring on a salad dressing. Not really a "recipe" is it?

evilkillerturkey's picture

I made this and it was a very simple, lovely lunch. I devided it between four containers and kept them in the fridge and that was practically my lunches for the week sorted! Added a trickle of good olive oil and replaced the red wine with balsamic, added some black olives and ate them in pitta bread

alisonpg's picture

Very tasty and quick to prepare. I tweaked the quantities a little: 1 can of beans between the two of us and a few more cherry tomatoes. I also added some cucumber. Great for putting in a lunchbox for work.

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