Butter Bean Salad

  • 5MINS
  • 222KCAL

This Butter Bean Salad is one of the easiest slimming friendly salads you can make, and perfect if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories222
  • Carbs44g
  • Protein9g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates0.1g
  • Sugars9g

Sometimes the best meals you make are those that you throw together at the last minute – often using that last tin of food in the back of the cupboard, or some use-it-or-lose-it herbs right before you need to do a food shop!

This Butter Bean Salad recipe is one of those gems. Super quick and easy to make, it’s perfect if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers, or even if you’re just in a bit of a hurry!

It’s a salad that’s tasty, cheap and really easy to prepare. Packed full of healthy veg, this salad can be served on its own, or why not try it with Chipotle Hasselback Potatoes for an extra filling meal.

What diets is this Butter Bean Salad suitable for?

This Butter Bean Salad recipe is suitable for vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free diets.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Butter Bean Salad recipe?

  • You need to count 3 Points per portion of this Butter Bean Salad recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Butter Bean Salad recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Butter Bean Salad recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make this Butter Bean Salad?

This recipe is super simple and easy. There are no special ingredients needed for Butter Bean Salad.

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How many calories are in this Butter Bean Salad?

There are 222 calories per portion in this Butter Bean Salad, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Butter Bean Salad is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Finely dice the onion, celery, gherkins and tomato. Place into a big bowl of your choosing.

Step 2

Add the herbs, white wine vinegar and beans and mix.

Step 3

Eat with your favourite cutlery and enjoy it with whatever you choose to serve it with.

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How do you know when the Butter Bean Salad is cooked?

This recipe contains just 3 steps, none of which require cooking.

How long can you keep Butter Bean Salad in the fridge?

If you have any leftovers, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Butter Bean Salad in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

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Butter Bean Salad

This Butter Bean Salad is one of the easiest slimming friendly salads you can make, and perfect if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • KCals 222
  • Carbs 44G
WW Points
  • 3 Green
  • 0 Blue
  • 0 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 Tin Butter Beans
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 Stick Celery
  • 3 Gherkins
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Dried Basil
  • 3-4 tbsp White Wine Vinegar

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Instructions

  1. Finely dice the onion, celery, gherkins and tomato. Place into a big bowl of your choosing.
  2. Add the herbs, white wine vinegar and beans and mix.
  3. .....And that's about it! Eat with your favourite cutlery and enjoy it with whatever you choose to serve it with.

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Margaret Powell 😊Sunday 14th June 2020

Hi, I’m going to make this & take it to my daughters for Fathers Day, it looks so mmmm yummee. Thank you. Xx

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    SharonMonday 15th June 2020

    Hi Margaret, so glad you are planning to make this salad, hope everyone enjoys it on Father’s Day! Thanks for getting in touch.

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JackieSunday 22nd October 2017

I am not a vegetarian but this looks lush, will definitely try this one thanks Michael

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