Caprese and White Bean Salad

Serves 4
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 5 minutes


Tick off the ingredients as you buy them

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 cup basil leaves
  • 1 small garlic clove, finely crushed
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 220g buffalo mozzarella, sliced
  • 400g can Val Verde Cannellini (white) Beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar

1. In a frying pan, combine half the extra virgin olive oil and basil. Cook gently on low heat for 3-4 minutes or until basil slightly wilts.
2. Pour into a bowl and add the garlic. Leave aside to cool. Once cooled, remove basil and garlic.
3. Pour the beans on the plate spreading them to create an even surface. Slice tomatoes and mozzarella and arrange them on top of the white beans. Add vinegar to the oil mixture and whisk until combined. Drizzle over salad. Garnish salad with remaining basil leaves.


For a quick and easy entertaining idea, try to make caprese skewers with mozzarella bocconcini and cherry tomatoes! Perfetto!