Mediterranean Chicken and White Bean Salad



Mediterranean Chicken and White Bean Salad

Prep time: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 Servings
This refreshing salad starts with cooked chicken, white beans, cucumber, and onion with a splash of fresh lemon juice, oil and seasonings for a delicious combination. Try it with tuna and chopped tomatoes for variety.

Ingredients

1 cup skinless cooked chicken (diced into 1/2 inch pieces)
1 can 15.5 ounce low-sodium white beans (drained and rinsed with cold water)
cucumber (peeled and diced into 1/2 inch pieces)
1/4 red or white onion (peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon dried basil or parsley leaves
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

1.     Put everything in the bowl and gently toss.
2.     Serve right away, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 days. 

Notes

· 2 (5-ounce) cans of tuna in water can be used instead of chicken.
· Great Northern, chickpeas, cannellini, or bavy beans can be used.
· Add ½ cup chopped fresh tomatoes.