Italian White Bean Salad Recipe

Italian White Bean Salad

Serves 4 to 6

This protein-packed salad is perfect for warm-weather entertaining; it’s easy, portable and full of flavor. Take it on a picnic or pack it up for an energizing week-day lunch at the office.


  • 2 cans (15-ounce) cannellini or other white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (6 1/2 ounce) Metropolitan Market Albacore Tuna, drained
  • 1 cup Walla Walla sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Metropolitan Market Olive Oil
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme or oregano (or 2 tsp dried)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a serving bowl. Toss to blend well. Cover and chill for one hour or longer for flavors to blend.
  2. Serve on greens for a light meal or spoon onto Metropolitan Market Crostini or toasted baguette slices for an appetizer.
  3. Cook’s Tip:
  4. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons drained capers.


Amount Per Serving (based on 6 servings)
Calories: 240
Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Sodium: 150 mg
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 3 g
Protein: 15 g
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