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Spinach and White Bean Salad

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This salad is light and fresh and perfect for a summer dinner party. The dressing, beans and croutons can all be made in advance and tossed together just before serving. A simply good salad that anyone can make; and a hit anytime you make it.
  Spinach 10 Ounce
  White beans 15 Ounce (1 Can)
  Tomato 1 Medium
  Juice of lemon 6 Tablespoon (Depending On Taste)
  Onions 2 (Green)
  Basil leaves 6 Large
  French bread 1⁄2 , cut into 1 inch cubes
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Pepper To Taste

1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

2. Lightly steam canned beans in a small pot with steamer basket and set aside to cool.
3. Toss bread cubes with olive oil, cheese and pepper.
4. Bake croutons in the preheated oven for 25 min.
5. Remove croutons from oven and set aside to cool.
6. In a blender add tomato, olive oil, lemon juice, green onion, basil and pepper blend pureed.
7. In large bowel toss spinach and beans with dressing.
8. Sprinkle on croutons.

9. Serve immediately and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
This Spinach and White Bean Salad with homemade tomato basil dressing and homemade parmesan croutons is a great combination. Sounds too good to be true? Not at all, it's simply good. Watch this video and learn how to make this colorful salad in your kitchen.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 360 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.4%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.5 mg2.8%

Sodium 256.6 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g39%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 19 g37.6%

Vitamin A 70.9% Vitamin C 32.9%

Calcium 32.3% Iron 38.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spinach And White Bean Salad Recipe Video