Salad Week – Tuscan Bean Salad

This is a quick and easy salad to throw together.

I love white beans and if you’re avoiding starches

say for bikini reasons…

This is a great side dish to serve with grilled chicken or shrimp!

The boys eat the beans first.

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1 bag baby arugula (you can use baby spinach or mixed baby lettuce if you want)

1/4 red onion, sliced

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

1 can cannellini beans

4-5 basil leaves, torn

handful of italian parsley, chopped

2 T balsamic vinegar

1 T extra virgin olive oil



In a large bowl combine, arugula, onion, tomato, basil and parsley.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper then drizzle with vinegar and olive oil.  Toss to coat and serve.

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  1. Looks great! I love all the ingredients so I know I will enjoy the finished result! Yum!

  2. This sounds absolutely wonderful!!! I think I may have to make this for the weekend. I’m craving light, healthy food these days. Thanks, Alex! I hope your weekend is fantastic!

  3. yum, yum, YUM! can’t wait to give this a try :)

  4. Love salad week! I think I’ll do a salad week during the summer since we do a lot of main dish salads then. Have a great weekend :-)

  5. Another great salad Alex! I love the cannellini beans!

  6. I love a quick salad you can throw together quickly. Beans are a great alternative to meat.

  7. This would be perfect for salmon!

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