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.

 
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.
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White Bean Caprese Salad

2
SP
142
Calories
Total Time: 20 mins
Yield: 6 servings
COURSE: Lunch, Salad
CUISINE: American
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

Instructions

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

Nutrition

Serving: 3/4 cup, Calories: 142kcal, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 4.5g, Cholesterol: 12mg, Sodium: 127mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 2g
Blue Smart Points: 2
Points +: 4
Keywords: Gluten Free, Under 30 Minutes, Vegetarian Meals

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White Bean Caprese Salad – a delicious, protein packed summer salad that is EASY to make, no cooking required!