White Bean-Roasted Red Pepper Salad

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White Bean-Roasted Red Pepper Salad

This salad really couldn’t be simpler, and it’s just the thing I’ve been craving lately.

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I used a basic vinaigrette to dress white beans, roasted red bell pepper, and a bit of red onion. There’s a sprinkling of parsley (mostly for color), but of course for a bit of flavor too. The real ingredient that makes this salad’s flavor pop is a touch of garlic. Garlic and white beans is a combo you really can’t go wrong with…just be sure you don’t go overboard! (It is raw, after all.) Use a small clove and be sure to grate it on a microplane so you won’t have large chunks of garlic in your salad.

Just a heads-up, White Bean-Roasted Red Pepper Salad is perfect picnic food since it’s dairy-free. (After all, Memorial Day will be here in less than a month!) It’s great for any party though, and looks really cute portioned out little glasses for individual servings.

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White Bean-Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Yield: 4 side dish-sized servings or 2 lunch-sized servings on top of a bed of salad greens

White Bean-Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small clove garlic, grated on a microplane
  • 1 (16 oz) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 roasted red bell pepper, chopped (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, salt, pepper, and garlic in a medium bowl.
  2. Stir in all remaining ingredients; refrigerate until serving.
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Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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