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green and white bean salad

This salad is so easy to prepare and it looks so beautiful too. White beans are full of fiber and so good for you. Serve this salad cold. It can be made well in advance and tastes great the next day too!


For the white beans:

  • 1 19oz can white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 salt packed anchovies or 4 oil packed anchovies, rinsed, patted dry, and finely chopped
  • 1½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb cherry or grape tomatoes halved or quartered (about 1 box)
  • 1 lb green beans


  1. In a large serving bowl, combine the shallot, anchovies, vinegar, salt and pepper. Whisk in the olive oil until well combined. Add the drained white beans and tomatoes, toss to coat. This can be done well in advance.
  2. Cook the green beans in a pot of boiling water for about five minutes. Rinse the green beans in cold water and pat dry. When you are ready to serve the salad add the green beans to the rest of the salad and toss to coat.

Serves 10

If you have leftovers, it makes a great snack or addition to any meal, it will last in the fridge for 3-4 days.


About Carolyn Cohen

Carolyn Cohen, Natural Foods Chef, has owned and operated DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School for the last 15 years. DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School specializes in whole natural food HOME cooking, meal panning, and healthy eating. CAROLYN also owns DELICIOUSNUTRITION, a nutrition based culinary school specializing in holistic health and nutrition. Classes focus on clean-eating programs, superfoods and classes targeting specific health concerns and goals. Carolyn, is an Occupational Therapist by training who left her practice to pursue her passion - cooking. She started cooking at a very young age, and takes great pride in planning both simple, everyday meals and menus you can entertain with. Her informative and casual teaching style has inspired people to become great cooks and to enjoy being in the kitchen.

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