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A bowl of Cranberry, White Bean and Grain Salad surrounded by a green linen napkin and fresh cranberries.
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Cranberry, White Bean and Grain Salad with Fresh Herbs

This festive vegan side dish is full of filling whole grains, protein-rich white beans and pine nuts, and the freshest herbs of the season. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 318kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked grains of your choice (I used a combination of farro and Italian couscous)
  • 2 15.5-ounce cans Great Northern or white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  • Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to two days before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 2mg