White Bean and Olive Salad is a healthy and savory explosion of flavors, textures, and fresh herbs. Perfect for picnics and warm summer evenings. Or as a base for grilled fish, chops, or chicken.
Summer entertaining or dinners or especially picnics should be first delicious… and secondly, be easy. This salad uses a few pantry ingredients that are tossed with a savory, homemade herb and vinegar dressing. After a quick chill in the refrigerator, about 30 minutes, it’s ready to go.
So yummy, it will be one of your go-to summer salads.
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Simple Ingredients for the White Bean Olive Salad
One of the things I love best about this salad is its simple, easy ingredients I almost always have on hand.
To make this salad, gather these ingredients:
For the salad:
2 cans white beans like Great Northern or Cannellini
1/2 of a small red onion
1/2 cup of chopped pitted olives
small bunch of greens like arugula, kale, or spinach
For the dressing:
Apple cider vinegar
whole grain mustard
zest of a lemon
fresh chopped basil