White Bean Pancetta Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Marie

A wonderful side dish accompaniment to any meal. Serve at room temperature for best flavor.

Top Review by Dulcet Kitchen

Alright, this may seem a little off-kilter, but I have to explain...I made this as a main dish. I increased the pancetta to about 3/4 cup, instead of white navy beans I had these purple hull peas (kind of like black eyed peas), and I served it over some well seasoned risotto--it was fantastic! It made for a light, yet filling summer meal. The basis for my dish was definitely your salad-- thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in a saute pan and add pancetta.
  2. Cook slowly over medium heat until crispy.
  3. Add onion and saute.
  4. Add rosemary and cook for only one minute, then remove from heat.
  5. Mix together red wine vinegar, tomatoes, salt, pepper, basil and grated Parmesan in a bowl.
  6. Add the hot pancetta and onion into the bowl, mix and cool.
  7. Combine beans with pancetta mixture and serve at room temperature.
  8. Can add extra grated Parmesan on top, if desired.

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