nutritional information

Per SERVING:

  • Calories: 285
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Total Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42 g
  • Cholesterol: 2 mg
  • Sodium: 490 mg
  • Fiber: 12 g
  • Sugar: 4 g

No-Cook Cannellini Salad with Pesto Dressing

No-Cook Cannellini Salad with Pesto Dressing

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

A cook who has a delicious prepared pesto within arm's reach is a bit like a woman who owns a perfect little black dress: Both are always ready at a moment's notice to face an expectant public. In this recipe, the pesto is tossed with white beans to create an elegant salad in a flash.
  • 2 19-oz. cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups shredded red cabbage
  • ⅔ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 to 3 Tbs. prepared basil pesto
  • 1 Tbs. chopped capers

1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld. Serve at room temperature.

September 2005

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comments

Marina, I made this salad recently and it was surprisingly good and easy as can be.

Lisa - 2010-08-26 23:34:39