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Healthy Tuscan White Bean Salad

Healthy Tuscan White Bean Salad

The Biblical Nutritionist
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups Cannellini beans or other white beans drained
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 cup fresh plum tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup sage, oregano or basil (or combination) fresh, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar May need up to 1/2 cup
  • Few drops balsamic vinegar (optional)Extra virgin olive oil to drizzle over salad
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach washed, stems removed

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients.
  • Add wine vinegar and balsamic vinegar and toss gently to mix but not break up beans.
  • Drizzle a small amount of olive oil over bean mixture and toss lightly.
  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.May serve plain or on a bed of spinach, at room temperature or chilled, as desired.
  • Accompany with toasted slices of baguette drizzled with olive oil. 
  • The salad may be served at room temperature or chilled
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