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White Bean and Spinach Salads

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

This is one of my favorite summertime salads. Fresh parsley, tarragon and chives give the homemade dressing special flavor. Packaged pre-cut matchstick carrots make it a snap to fix! —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
White Bean and Spinach Salads Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup julienned carrot
  • 1/4 cup roasted sweet red peppers, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the first 10 ingredients. In another bowl, combine the beans, carrot, red peppers and onion. Add dressing and toss to coat.
  2. Divide spinach among four serving plates. Top with bean mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 229 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 548mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.

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