Mediterranean-style bean salad

Mediterranean-style bean salad

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Mediterranean-style bean salad, a quick no-cook supper

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal367
  • fat28g
  • saturates7.4g
  • carbs16g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre6g
  • protein13g
  • salt3g
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Ingredients

  • 290g jar artichoke heart in oil
  • 1 tbsp sundried tomato paste
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 410g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
    Cannellini bean

    Cannellini bean

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

  • 300g pack small vine tomato, quartered (about 12 in total)
  • handful Kalamata black olives
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

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    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 200g log soft goat's cheese, crumbled

Method

  1. Drain the jar of artichokes, reserving 3 tbsp of the oil. Pour the oil into a bowl and stir in the sun-dried tomato paste and vinegar until smooth. Season to taste.

  2. Roughly chop the artichokes and tip into a large bowl with the cannellini beans, tomatoes, olives, spring onions and half the goat’s cheese. Stir in the artichoke oil mixture and tip into a serving bowl. Season to taste. Crumble over the remaining goat’s cheese, then serve.

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Comments (12)

ninique's picture

Fantastic flavours and so quick and easy to make. Delicious also with black beans

catie74's picture

My 10yr Nephew wanted to make dinner last night so he made this for himself and his 6 and 4 year old brothers. We served it with steamed cod. All tucked in

Saladdaysco's picture

Great Salad, have used similiar textures in the classic American Three Bean Salad by Salad Days in Gurgaon.
http://www.saladdays.co/

NickyCWilliamson's picture

I found the texture too mushy. It needs more crunch.

maartjevdm's picture
5

Really nice simple dish, the spring onion really elevates it. I used balsamic vinegar instead of white because that's what I had in my cupboard. And I used feta instead of goats cheese. Tastes great!

vikster67's picture
5

This was lovely and very simple to throw together. Doubled it up as I made it as a starter for book group and everyone enjoyed it.

aperjes81's picture
5

Healthy lunch with energy :) I have prepared it with feta cheese. I have also replaced the sundried tomato paste with harissa sauce for a spicey edge - worked just well!

chris-suarez's picture
5

Zero fuss, very quick to make, and really tasty. I will definitely be making this again.

sweetandsour's picture
5

I tried it with canned tuna and feta cheese. One of my favourite salads in summer as I do it over and over again.

carlmarsh's picture

I made this to go with a BBQ recently and it was a big hit. You can vary the beans - butter beans work well - and feta cheese works well too.

petercrowe's picture
5

This is great for a lunch or a light dinner. The Flavours are great. Try it with fresh fish.

lizzafezza's picture
5

A great store cupboard recipe, takes no time to assemble and any leftovers are great for lunch the next day.

Questions (1)

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HI - I thought I had a recipe box on this site?? Have they disappeared or does my memory play games with my mind? tis

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