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GRANDMA’S ITALIAN WHITE BEAN SALAD

Cannellini beans are white kidney beans that supply plenty of fiber to any cuisine they accompany.

 

 

 

  • 15 oz each cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 lettuce leaves

 

METHOD

In large glass or plastic bowl, carefully mix all ingredients except lettuce.

Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors.

Just before serving, spoon onto lettuce, using slotted spoon.

 

 

Source and picture:Progresso

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