Zesty Bean and Tomato Salad

Zesty Bean and Tomato Salad

December 6, 2016
Zesty Bean and Tomato Salad for diverticulitisZesty Bean and Tomato Salad for diverticulitis
Serves 4

This Mediterranean inspired salad delivers lots of flavor, color and most importantly, fiber.  Fiber is an important part of the diverticulosis diet.


  • 28 Ounces
    white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Cups
    green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Cups
    tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 Cup
    Italian parsley, chopped
  • 2 Cups
  • 1/2 Cup
    olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon
  • 2 Tablespoons
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons
    Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. In a medium salad bowl, combine beans, tomatoes, parsley and arugula. Set aside.

  2. To make dressing, whisk together oil, lemon juice, salt and basil until well combined.

  3. Toss vegetables with dressing and refrigerate one hour prior to serving. Top with grated cheese and serve.


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