NOTE TO READERS: I will be making a variation on this today…as TOMATO WEEK continues into next week!
Cannellini beans have come to the rescue a couple of times this week – once when I needed something to take across the street to dinner that would show off one of the tomatoes we grew in our backyard and then when we had a mom and kid playdate and I wanted a quick addition to a snack-y type table, along with hummus, veggies, crackers, grapes, sun-dried tomatoes and cheese.
These little white beans are tasty right out of the can, so you are only seconds from a hearty snack when you have it in your pantry. I think I’ll be using this recipe a lot this winter to add dash and protein satisfaction to otherwise ordinary salads.
Quick Cannellini Bean Salad (great with tomatoes!)
1 15oz can cannellini (white) beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 onion, peeled and minced (red onion preferred, but use what you’ve got)
1 tsp extra…
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