Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts

Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts
Total Time:
30 mins


  • ½ cup walnut pieces

  • 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves (or 1/4 tsp. dried)

  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 medium clove garlic, finely minced

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 1 14 ounce can low-sodium white beans, such as cannellini, drained and rinsed

  • 1 bunch chicory (about 1/2 lb.) or other hearty lettuce, thinly sliced

  • ½ medium Granny Smith apple, diced


  1. In a dry skillet over medium-high heat toast the walnuts for 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until fragrant. Set aside to cool.

  2. For the dressing, in a bowl whisk together oil, vinegar, thyme, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper.

  3. In a bowl toss beans with 1 tsp. of the dressing. In a large bowl toss the chicory with remaining dressing. Divide chicory among salad plates. Top with toasted walnuts, beans, and diced apple.

For hearty appetites

  1. Serve with Garlic Breadsticks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

293 Calories
21g Fat
22g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 293
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 13mg 65%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 497mg 11%
Folate, total 68.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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