White Bean Caprese Salad

Nothing says summer like a Caprese salad, and this one is made with white beans for added protein and fiber. It's EASY to make, and there's no cooking required which is a bonus during these hot summer temperatures we're having this week.

Nothing says summer like a Caprese salad, and this one is made with white beans for added protein and fiber. It’s EASY to make, and there’s no cooking required which is a bonus during these hot summer temperatures we’re having this week.

I served this as a side salad last night along with grilled fish and my husband really enjoyed it, but this would also be great as a main dish to pack for lunch if you increase the servings to 4 people. Perfect to make ahead and this can easily be halved.

 
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White Bean Caprese Salad

Nothing says summer like a Caprese salad, and this one is made with white beans for added protein and fiber. It’s EASY to make, and there’s no cooking required which is a bonus during these hot summer temperatures we’re having this week.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15-oz) can Great Northern (or White Kidney) beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 2 1/2 oz fresh mozzarella, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp balsamic glaze

Directions:

  1. Combine beans, tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and finish with balsamic glaze.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 6 servings, Serving Size: 3/4 cup

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 2
  • Points +: 4
  • Calories: 142 calories
  • Total Fat: 4.5g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Sodium: 127mg
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Protein: 8g
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White Bean Caprese Salad – a delicious, protein packed summer salad that is EASY to make, no cooking required!