Terri’s White Bean Salad with Mint

Category
Salads and Dressings
Tags
celery, cucumber, white beans

Ingredients:

 

Salad:

  • 1 19-oz(540mL) can cannellini or white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup diced English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 cup chopped celery

 

Lemon Mint Vinaigrette:

  • 3 tbsp. lemon or lime juice (I like this salad better with lime, for some reason!)
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 ┬átsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. grated lime or lemon rind
  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh mint
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

 

Method:

 

  1. Combine beans, cucumber, green onions and celery in large bowl.
  2. Place all the vinaigrette ingredients in a Jam jar. Place the lid on the jar and give it a good shake. Check the seasoning and add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Toss beans and vegetables with dressing.
  4. Return to fridge until ready to serve.