Italian Bean and Tomato Salad

75 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

This bean salad is full of bright, fresh flavours - perfect for your next potluck or outdoor barbecue. Our dressing acts as a simple marinade, making party prep a snap. This bean salad is sure to become one of your go-to recipes.

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  • Combine beans, tomatoes and dressing.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Top with basil and cheese just before serving.


Substitute 2 cups steamed cut fresh asparagus for the blanched green beans.


Substitute 1 drained can (19 fl oz/540 mL) stewed tomatoes for the chopped plum tomatoes.

How to Blanch the Green Beans

Add beans to large pot of boiling water; cook, uncovered, 3 min. Drain. Immediately plunge beans into bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. When completely cool, drain beans, then pat dry.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

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Nutrition Bonus

This flavourful salad can be part of a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 1.5g
Saturated fat 0.4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 490mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fibre 9g
Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • summerpls |

    This is a great salad! I've made it a few times and use different "Kraft" salad dressings and there are lots that go well with these ingredients ... which can also be changed to other veggies ... but don't take out the white kidney beans because they really add a lot to this salad.

  • shannonharvey |

    not was ok but probably won't bother to make it again.

  • JRuss87 |