Three Bean Salad Provencal

Preparation Time: 20 minutes


Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) READ 3 or 4 Bean Salad
  • 1 jar (6 to 6.5 ounces) marinated artichoke heart quarters, drained and cut in half
  • 3/4 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup snipped chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Fresh basil, as garnish

Directions

Makes about 4 cups (serving size 1/2 cup).

  1. Drain bean salad, reserving 2 tablespoons liquid. In medium bowl, combine drained bean salad, artichokes, tomatoes, olives, chives, thyme and basil.
     
  2. In small bowl, whisk together reserved bean salad liquid, vinegar and pepper.  Gradually whisk in olive oil. Pour dressing over vegetable mixture; mix well.  Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir well before serving. Garnish with basil.


Nutrition Information

Per serving (1/2 cup): 187 calories; 3 g protein; 23 g carbohydrate;  10 g fat;  641 mg sodium;  0 mg cholesterol;  4 g dietary fiber;  2 mg iron; 622 IU vitamin A; 13 mg vitamin C.



Posted on January 27, 2014 .