Bean Salad

Bean Salad

A simple and easy bean salad, dressed in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Try substituting crisp fried bacon or smoked salmon in place of ham. Improvise using different Mediterranean ingredients such as black olives, feta cheese and anchovies.

1 can cannellini beans drained
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
1 stick, celery
3 slices, ham
2 tbsp scallions, very thinly sliced
2 cloves grated garlic
3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. sugar
a handful of basil leaves (or parsley)
a sprig of rosemary, chopped
salt and pepper
6 goat cheese slices

  • Mix bean & vegetables
  • Mix olive oil and vinegar in a bowl with salt & pepper. Correct the seasonings
  • Add herbs & scallions and toss 
  • Arrange goat cheese on a plate and spoon salad over 

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