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Butter Bean & Sun-dried Tomato Salad


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 25m


  • 800g butter beans
  • 50g sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 50g Kalamata olives, pitted and cut in half
  • 2 tbsps capers
  • 2-3 tbsps fresh basil, chopped
  • Basil vinaigrette:
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 50g basil leaves, stems removed
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsps red chilli flakes
  • 120ml olive oil
  • 2 tbsps red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt


Step 1

To make the vinaigrette, combine all the ingredients for the basil vinaigrette in a blender and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust salt and pepper as needed.

Step 2

Drain beans into a colander placed in the sink, rinse well with cold water and then let drain a minute or two. Then blot dry with paper towels and put the beans in a medium-sized salad bowl.

Step 3

Add some basil vinaigrette and mix into beans, then let them marinate while you prep other ingredients.

Step 4

Mix together the marinated beans, sun-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives and capers. Add the rest of the dressing, or as much as you need to moisten the ingredients. Then mix in the additional chopped basil.

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