Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans

This is a quick and delicious warm salad that can be either a light lunch, or a side dish to a nice steak or pork chop dinner.

Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans for 4 servings:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese (optional)

Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook8m
  • Ready In23m

To cook Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans is about 8 minutes , and you can serve your Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans within 23 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans easily:

  1. 1 Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook the garlic in the hot oil about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, wine, sage, and thyme; increase the heat to medium-high and simmer 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the cannellini beans and basil. Season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking until beans are heated through, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. 2 Arrange the arugula on a serving platter. Spoon the bean mixture over the arugula. Top with the shaved Parmesan cheese if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 466 calories; 9.5 grams of fat; 71.2 grams of carbohydrates; 23.1 grams of protein; 4 milligrams of cholesterol; 245 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 12th 2015

    Finally something to do with cannellini beans instead of the Ribollita! I used spinach instead of rucola and also cooked it in with the beans for a nice side dish. Didn't have any canned tom ...

  2. Jan 7th 2012

    This was SO GOOD! I had some arugula left to use up and stumbled across this one - very earthy and full of flavour, and came together very quickly, another bonus. Thanks for sharing...we r ...

  3. Sep 6th 2011

    Brillant, can't wait to go home and make it for my Italian mother.

  4. Mar 5th 2011

    Outstanding recipe. I substituted raspberry vinegar for the white wine. I also garnished the entire salad with some chopped up fresh garlic tops before adding the cheese and then drizzled ...

  5. Oct 21st 2010

    We were both shocked at how good this was. I do love arugula and I used white wine vinegar instead. Used fresh agugula, tomatoes and basil from the garden. Excellent!

  6. Apr 23rd 2010

    This is so quick, easy and delicious! It goes good over linguine too!

  7. Nov 23rd 2009

    This is delicious. I had some beautiful arugula and started searching for recipes. Thank goodness I found this. Hubby is a vegetarian, so I sometimes struggle for new recipes. I made thi ...

  8. Aug 1st 2009

    This humble salad brought back such memories, all of them wonderful and pleasant, of dinners at my Italian grandmother's table. This, to me, was the ultimate comfort food. All the ingredient ...

  9. Jul 31st 2009

    This is a great recipe, so I just had to share it. It tastes great and is healthy at the same time. We are trying to get more legumes in our diet, and this recipe makes that easier. Makes ...