White Bean and Spinach Salad

White Bean and Spinach Salad

Serves 4 to 6

With so few ingredients, this salad is surprisingly substantial thanks to the protein- and fiber-packed white beans. Tender spinach, zippy red onion and a bold Dijon dressing fill out this simple salad that works as a main dish or side. 

Ingredients: 
  • 3 cups cooked no-salt-added cannellini beans, from 2 (15-ounce cans) beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small red onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 4 cups tightly packed fresh spinach leaves, tough stems removed
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
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Method: 

In a large mixing bowl combine beans and onion. Slice spinach into thin ribbons and add to the beans.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together mustard, vinegar and Italian seasoning. Pour dressing over the bean mixture and stir to combine all ingredients. Serve immediately or chill until ready to use.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:170 calories (5 from fat), 1g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (12g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 10g protein
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