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white-bean and olive salad

Updated on March 13, 2008

Side dishes (TWO OF THEM) easy

♥Prep. time: 10 min. total time: 10 min. serves 4

3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

2 tbsp.olive oil

1 tbsp.Dijon mustard

coarse salt and ground pepper

2 cans (15 oz. each) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1/4 c pitted Kalamata olives halved.

In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil and mustard; season with salt and pepper. Add beans, onion and olives; toss to combine.

the mustard in this fiber-rich salad helps thicken the lemon juice & olive oil dressing. Kalamata olives add a bit of brininess.


♥Sauteed corn, spinach and green beans

Prep. time : 10 min total time:10 min.

1 tblp. olive oil

1 box frozen corn kernels (10 oz.) you can get organic now a days

1 box frozen green beans (10 oz.) ditto here

5 oz. baby spinach

1/4 teasp. dried thyme leaves

coarse salt and ground pepper

2 teasp. white-wine vinegar


1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high . Add corn and green beans, and cook until green beans are warmed through. 4-6 min.

2. Add spinach and thyme; season with salt and pepper. Cook, tossing, until spinach is wilted, 1 to 2 min. Stir in vinegar; season with salt and pepper


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    • G-Ma Johnson profile image

      Merle Ann Johnson 9 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Well thank you sweetie...hope you enjoy and please let me know...I am always very curious...G-Ma :o) hugs

    • C.S.Alexis profile image

      C.S.Alexis 9 years ago from NW Indiana

      Now I am sure this is good for my arthritis. I will make it today.Thanks for the recipe G-Ma.