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White Bean Salad in Pita
From: Karen C. Greenlee

Serving Size: 8

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic -- minced
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 15 oz. cans cannellini beans -- rinsed & drained
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion -- chopped
  • 1 tomato -- sliced
  • green leaf lettuce
  • 8 pita rounds -- cut in half
In a medium bowl, combine lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic.
Slowly whisk in olive oil.
Set aside half of this dressing to spoon onto sandwiches later.

Add the beans and chopped onion to the remaining half of the dressing in bowl and let sit for up to an hour at room temperature or refrigerate overnight.
When ready to serve, put slices of tomato and some lettuce into each pita pocket.
Spoon in marinated beans.
Add more dressing if desired.