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Cannellini bean, cherry tomato & red onion salad

Cannellini bean, cherry tomato & red onion salad

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 3 x 400g cans cannellini beans

    Cannellini bean

    can-a-leen-ee been

    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

    Basil

    ba-zil

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

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Method

  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
5

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
5

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
5

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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