Mediterranean White Bean Salad
This Italian inspired white bean salad is simple to prepare and a welcome picnic dish.
- 2 cans cannellini beans or other white beans drained and rinsed
- 1-2 cups cherry tomatoes
- 1 cup spinach leaves
- 1/2 cup small black olives
- 1 medium avocado
- 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon honey
- salt and pepper to taste
Rinse tomatoes and spinach leaves.
Halve tomatoes if desired, and cut leaves into ribbons.
Slice or halve black olives.
Combine beans and vegetables in a large bowl.
Whisk lemon juice, olive oil and honey together. Pour over vegetables.
Stir gently to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve immediately or chill. Bring back to room temperature before serving.