Marinated White Bean Salad Recipe

This Marinated White Bean Salad is a must for simple summer dining! Hearty and packed with plant-based protein, this salad is perfect as a light lunch, as a side dish to your favorite summer meal or on top of your favorite Mediterranean-inspired salad.

When it comes to simple dining, this recipe is king. Open a few cans of white beans, then drain and rinse. Add to a large bowl and add in chopped, jarred roasted red bell peppers, fresh chopped parsley, a generous squirt of fresh lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. As this salad gets so much flavor from the simple dressing of olive oil, lemon juice and Litehouse® Italian Herb Blend, make sure to use high quality olive oil—the fruitier, the better! Toss everything together, then let marinate for at least 5 minutes. This allows the freeze-dried herbs to rehydrate in the dressing and really allow for the flavors to pop!

From there, the possibilities are endless. I like to make a big batch of this in the beginning of the week as part of simple meal prep. It’s great on it’s own, straight from the fridge, or on top of a big green salad. It’s also great for grain bowls— especially with cooked grains like farro or quinoa, steamed greens or roasted broccoli.

Mixing up a fresh batch of Marinated White Bean Salad

Litehouse® Italian Herb Blend is the quintessential mix of herbs and seasonings for any authentic Italian dish. This multi-use blend tastes great on a number of dishes; it’s packed with five different types of freeze-dried herbs including basil, oregano, marjoram, rosemary and sage alongside garlic, red pepper and red onion.

Hope you love this Marinated White Bean Salad as much as we do! It’s a healthy, easy meal salad that’s fantastic for warm Spring and Summer days.

White Bean Marinated Salad Recipe

Serves 4-6 | Finish in 10 minutes
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Marinated White Bean Salad! This hearty white bean salad is perfect as a light lunch, side dish or on top of your favorite Mediterranean-inspired Salad. With just a handful of ingredients— canned beans, roasted red bell peppers, fresh parsley, extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice and Litehouse® Italian Herb Blend.

Ingredients

  • 2 (15 oz.) Cans White Beans, drained and rinsed
  •  1/3 c. Chopped Roasted Red Bell Pepper
  •  1/3 c. Finely Chopped Parsley
  • 2 tsp. Litehouse® Italian Herb Blend
  • 2 tbsp. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 c. Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • Pinch salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well to combine. Let sit for 5 minutes for flavors to marry, then taste and adjust salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. 

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