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Great Northern Bean Salad with Sweet Peppers and Fresh Basil

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Great Northern Bean Salad with Sweet Peppers and Fresh Basil is tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette and topped with parmesan and fresh basil.
Great northern bean salad in a white bowl

This Great Northern Bean Salad with Sweet Peppers and Fresh Basil is tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette and topped with parmesan and fresh basil. And it is so delicious and a breeze to make.

This salad was originally made to go with  Lemon Rosemary Grilled Chicken but would be great with any grilled item.

This salad is the perfect summer side dish. It’s light and flavorful and a nice change from the usual rice or potatoes.

How to make great northern bean salad with sweet peppers and fresh basil:

  • In a skillet, heat the olive oil. Add julienne peppers, onions and minced garlic. Cook until soft and a little brown.
  • Add beans, chopped basil, balsamic and salt and pepper to taste. Stir until well combined.
  • Remove from heat, transfer to a bowl and place in the refrigerator until chilled.
  • When ready to serve, whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat.
  • Garnish with washed, fresh torn basil leaves and freshly grated parmesan cheese.
White bean salad cooking in a pan

What to serve with great northern bean salad:

Great northern bean salad in a white bowl

More great side dish recipes:

Wine pairings:

  • Rose’
  • Pinot Gris
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pinot Noir
Great northern bean salad in a white bowl

Great northern bean salad with sweet peppers and fresh basil

Great Northern Bean Salad with Sweet Peppers and Fresh Basil is tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette and topped with parmesan and fresh basil.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: bean salad, beans
Servings: 4
Calories: 118kcal
Author: angela@mealstreetkitchen

Ingredients

  • 2 cans great northern beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium sweet onion julienne
  • 4 mini sweet peppers julienne
  • 1 clove fresh garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • Garnish:
  • Torn fresh basil leaves
  • Freshly grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • In a skillet, heat the olive oil. Add julienne peppers, onions and minced garlic. Cook until soft and a little brown. Add beans, chopped basil, balsamic and salt and pepper to taste. Stir until well combined. Remove from heat, transfer to a bowl and place in the refrigerator until chilled.
  • When ready to serve, whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat.
  • Garnish with washed, fresh torn basil leaves and freshly grated parmesan cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 904IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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  • cookwithreena
    July 6, 2017 at 12:38 am

    Seems delicious!!. You have a wonderful blog and I have nominated you for “One Lovely Blog Award”. See my post. Thanks.

    Reply
  • Angela@mealstreetkitchen
    July 6, 2017 at 2:21 am

    Wow! Thank you! I am honored, I will check your post

    Reply

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