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RECIPE

Easy Caprese Bean Salad

Prep

20 mins (+ cooling time)


Cooking

5 mins


Difficulty

Easy


Serves

8

Ease Caprese Bean Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅔ cup basil leaves
  • 1 small garlic clove, bruised
  • 5 vine-ripened tomatoes, thickly sliced
  • 350g mixed medley tomatoes, large tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 220g cherry bocconcini, torn
  • 400g can cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
  • 2 tbs white wine vinegar

Method

  1. Combine the oil and half the basil in a small frying pan. Place over low heat. Cook gently for 4 mins or until basil is just wilted. Pour into a bowl. Add the garlic. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, arrange combined tomato, bocconcini and beans on a serving platter.
  3. Remove basil and garlic from the oil and discard. Add the vinegar to the oil mixture. Season. Whisk to combine. Drizzle over the salad. Top with the remaining basil.

NUTRITION INFORMATION (per serve)
Energy 722kJ/Cals 173 Protein 8g Fat 11g Sat Fat 4g Sodium 210mg Carb 8g Sugar 4g Dietary Fibre 5g

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