Warm White Bean Salad

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By kim *
from Boston, MA

A Healthy and Delicious winter salad! Also great as a side dish year round. Per Svg: 147 Calories 3.8 grms fat 6.3 grams protein 23. grms carb 5.4 grams fiber (PS .. Photo is not mine but extremely close to how it looks)

serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 sm
    red onion, diced
  • 2 md
    carrots, halved lengthwise & thinly sliced
  • 1 md
    red bell pepper, ribs & seeds removed & diced
  • 1
    garlic clove, slivered
  • 1 can
    cannellini beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon zest & 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • coarse salt & freshly ground pepper
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How To Make

  • 1
    Heat oil in sm saucepan over med heat. Add onion & carrots & cook stirring frequently, until onion is lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Add bell pepper & garlic & cook while stirring until pepper is crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir in beans, lemon zest, & 1 cup water. Season w/salt & pepper & bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer; cover & cook until beans have absorbed most of the liquid, about 10 minutes. Stir in lemon juice (fresh real lemon juice is very important in this recipe), & season again w/salt & pepper. ENJOY!
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