Wednesday, March 7, 2012

White Bean Salad

Developed July 2, 2006.
2 15-1/2 to 19 oz cans cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained
1/3 c red bell pepper, finely diced
1/3 c red onion, finely diced
about 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil
about 2 T wine vinegar
about 2 T lemon juice
1/4 t granulated garlic
1 t ground cumin
2 T cilantro, finely chopped
2 T parsley, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Combine beans and vegetables in a bowl, turning gently. Pour on oil and vinegar and add seasonings. Turn again. Taste to correct seasoning. Chill. Serve on a bed of crisp lettuce. Serves 6 to 8 as part of a mezze platter.