With the summer heat upon us, there's nothing we want to avoid more than turning on the oven. Which is why I shared my No-Cook White Bean Salad with Mass Appeal.
Summer White Bean Salad
1 can low sodium white beans, drained and rinsed
½ pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup fresh green beans, blanched
2 tbs. pistachios or favorite nut
1 tbs. fresh mint, chopped
2 tbs. scallions, chopped
1 tbs. fresh basil, chopped
½ a lemon, zest and juice
¼ cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large bowl add the white beans, tomatoes, green beans and pistachios. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Chop the mint, basil and scallions and add herbs to the bowl. Zest the lemon and juice it over the vegetables and drizzle with olive oil. Gently toss until well combined.