Marinated White Bean Salad Jars


Indulge in the rustic charm of Italy with our Tuscan Temptation Marinated White Bean Salad Jars. This salad encapsulates the essence of Tuscany, blending creamy white beans with a medley of fresh vegetables, all marinated in a herby, tangy dressing. It's the perfect blend of simplicity and flavor, conveniently packed in a mason jar.

Marinated White Bean Salad Jars

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Marinating Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4 Mason Jars
  • Serving Size: 1 Mason Jar (approximately 750ml)

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 280 kcal
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 14g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sodium: 320mg


  • Canned white beans, rinsed and drained: 2 cups (400g)
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved: 1 cup (150g)
  • Cucumber, diced: 1 medium (150g)
  • Red onion, thinly sliced: 1/4 cup (40g)
  • Artichoke hearts, quartered: 1 cup (200g)
  • Kalamata olives, halved: 1/2 cup (50g)
  • For the Marinade:
    • Olive oil: 1/3 cup (80ml)
    • Red wine vinegar: 1/4 cup (60ml)
    • Lemon juice: 2 tablespoons (30ml)
    • Garlic, minced: 2 cloves (10g)
    • Dried oregano: 1 teaspoon (1g)
    • Dried basil: 1 teaspoon (1g)
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish: 1/4 cup (15g)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Marinade: Whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Marinate Beans: In a bowl, combine white beans with half of the marinade. Let sit for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Layering the Salad: Start with a layer of marinated white beans at the bottom of each jar. Add layers of cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, artichoke hearts, and olives.
  4. Finishing Touches: Pour the remaining marinade over the salads and garnish with fresh parsley.
  5. Seal and Chill: Close the jars tightly and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Ready to Enjoy: Shake the jar to mix the salad before eating or pour into a bowl.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Marinate for Flavor: Allow enough time for the beans to marinate.
  • Layering: Start with beans and end with lighter ingredients to keep the salad crisp.
  • Customizable: Feel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or spinach.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use different beans? 

Yes, chickpeas or kidney beans are great alternatives.

How long will these last? 

Properly stored, they can last up to 4 days in the fridge.

Is this salad vegan? 

Yes, it's naturally vegan and gluten-free.

Every Tuscan Temptation Marinated White Bean Salad Jar is a jarful of Italian sunshine and flavor. It's not just a meal; it's a delightful escape to the Tuscan countryside, all from the comfort of your own home. Uncover, mix, and let each bite transport you to a world of flavor!