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    Italian White Bean Salad

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    Serves: 6



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    1. 1
      Note 1: OR borlotti beans, washed, picked over and soaked overnight or for at least 6 hours Serve this delicious salad warm in the winter or chilled in the summer.
    2. 2
      It makes a wonderful main dish.
    3. 3
      Drain the beans and combine with the white or yellow onion, the chopped garlic, the water and the bay leaf in a large, heavy-bottomed soup pot. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 1 hours.
    4. 4
      Add salt to taste and half the minced garlic, cover and cook 30 min to an hour, or until tender.
    5. 5
      Drain, reserving the cooking liquid.
    6. 6
      Meanwhile, combine 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar and 1 C water in a bowl; add the red onion.
    7. 7
      Add more water to cover if necessary and soak 30 minute.
    8. 8
    9. 9
      Mix together the lemon juice, vinegars, remaining garlic; mustard and 3/4 C cooking liquid from the beans.
    10. 10
      Add salt and pepper to taste and adjust the seasonings.
    11. 11
      Toss with the beans in a salad bowl, along with the red onion, bell pepper, herbs, pepper and more salt to taste. Serve warm or chilled.

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    • on April 13, 2011


      I really wanted to like this, since it has so many things in it that I really enjoy. However, the sage was really overpowering- so much so that I lost the flavor of the other ingredients. If I were to make again, I'd cut way back on the sage, and add a bit more vinegar. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Italian White Bean Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (399 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 285.9
    Calories from Fat 7
    Total Fat 0.8 g
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 33.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 52.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 12.8 g
    Sugars 4.8 g
    Protein 18.6 g

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