Tomato, Cucumber & White-Bean Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Tomato, Cucumber & White-Bean Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

3 Reviews
From: EatingWell.com, June 2018

This no-cook bean salad is a delicious way to use summer's best cherry or grape tomatoes and juicy cucumbers for a light dinner or lunch. Fresh basil elevates an easy vinaigrette recipe that dresses up this simple salad into something extraordinary.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ½ cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 10 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 (15 ounce) can low-sodium cannellini beans, rinsed
  • 1 cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes
  • ½ cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced (1 cup)

Preparation

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  1. Place basil, oil, vinegar, shallot, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in a mini food processor. Process until mostly smooth. Transfer to a large bowl. Add greens, beans, tomatoes and cucumber. Toss to coat.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2¼ cups
  • Per serving: 246 calories; 15 g fat(2 g sat); 8 g fiber; 22 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 190 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 4,401 IU vitamin A; 30 mg vitamin C; 126 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 271 mg sodium; 793 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (88% daily value), Vitamin C (50% dv), Folate (48% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 3 fat, 1½ vegetable, ½ lean protein, ½ starch

Reviews 3

August 06, 2019
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By: Christyn
I made it exactly as directed. The dressing is amazing - fresh, bright, and balanced.
July 08, 2019
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By: Pamela20
This salad is delicious! Felt so healthy eating it. The basil and lettuce were picked from my garden right before putting it together. Couldn't find honey but made it exact otherwise. Dressing is so light and refreshing! New favorite summer salad!
February 17, 2019
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By: Ryan P
Salad dressing was great!
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