lemony white bean salad (simple and easy!)

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This lemony white bean salad is so fresh and simple. Creamy white beans are bathed in a lemon herb dressing, a pop of chile flakes, and salty feta.

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4- 6
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Tossed
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


  • 1 tbsp minced shallot
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp red chile flakes
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups cooked beans, from 1/2 lb dried (or 2-15.5 oz cans white beans, rinsed)
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 2 tbsp minced chives (plus blossoms if you can find them)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta


  1. Place shallot, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice, zest, mustard, salt, pepper, and red chile flakes in a large bowl. Let sit a few minutes to soften the shallot. Whisk in olive oil until combined.
  2. Add white beans, chives, and parsley and toss gently to combine.
  3. Sprinkle with feta and serve.


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