Marinated Butter Bean and Escarole Salad
This versatile salad is packed with protein, veggies and herbs and comes together in less than 5 minutes. Add seared fish, sautéed shrimp, tuna or grilled chicken to make this meal even more satisfying.
Prep Time: 3-5 minute
1 15.5 ounce can butter beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved through the stem
3 mini cucumbers, chopped
1 cup parsley leaves
2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 cups chopped lettuce (escarole, romaine, or whatever you have)
3 hard boiled eggs, halved
2 tablespoons mixed toasted seeds (sesame, sunflower, or chopped nuts)
Ground black pepper
In a large bowl, stir to combine butter beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley leaves, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
Place lettuce in a bowl and top with butter bean and tomato mixture. Place eggs on salad and sprinkle with toasted seeds, salt and pepper.