White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad

Rule #628: Spring means keeping it all light, fresh, and delicious.

This White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad is a fresh, delicious, and light side dish that’s perfect with so many wonderful spring dishes! Serve it alongside steaks fresh off the grill, a roasted chicken, or even your Easter ham.

White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad recipe

There’s just something about a little squeeze of fresh lemon juice in the spring, ya know? Really gets me in the sunshine and good vibrations kinda mood.

White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad easy side

To Make the White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad

First, we’ll want to roast our broccolini and asparagus. Just drizzle with some olive oil, sprinkle on some Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, and toss to combine. Then roast at 350 for 12-15 minutes, until vegetables are cooked through but still have crunch.

roast asparagus and broccolini

To Make the Vinaigrette

Meanwhile, make the lemon vinaigrette. In a mason jar or medium bowl, combine 2 tbs. fresh lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 tsp. Dijon mustard, 1 tsp. agave syrup (or honey), 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt, and 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper. Shake or whisk until emulsified.

mix salad dressing in mason jar

Salad Assembly

Next, place the rinsed and drained white beans in large bowl.

canned white beans drained and rinsed

Then, add the roasted broccolini and asparagus to the beans.

toss asparagus and broccolini with dressing

Next, pour on the lemon vinaigrette and give everything a good ole toss.

add white beans

Finally, spread the bean and vegetable mixture on a serving platter.

spread salad on platter

Sprinkle on some delightful grated Parmesan.

add parmesan

And for the final touch, make it rain with some chopped flat-leaf (Italian) parsley.

White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad finished

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful salad to accompany a meat-heavy main dish. This White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad is the just the ticket!

low carb White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad

Main Dish Pairing Suggestions:

Easter Ham

Air Fryer Chicken Dijon

Adobo Chicken

Crispy Dijon Chicken

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp

Garlic and Mushroom Pork Chops

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

White Bean Asparagus and Broccolini Salad

White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad

White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad

This White Bean, Asparagus, and Broccolini Salad is a fresh, delicious, and light side dish that's perfect with so many wonderful spring dishes! Serve it alongside steaks fresh off the grill, a roasted chicken, or even your Easter ham.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 126 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Salad

  • 1 bunch asparagus trimmed and chopped into 1” pieces
  • 2 heads about 12 oz. broccolini
  • 2 tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 15-oz. can Navy beans, drained and rinsed (can sub other white bean like Cannellini)
  • Flat-leaf parsley chopped, for garnish
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish

For the Vinaigrette

  • 2 tbs. lemon juice about the juice of ½ a lemon
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. agave or honey
  • ¼ tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Toss the chopped asparagus with broccolini, 2 tbs. olive oil, and 1/8 tsp. each of Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Lay in an even layer on a baking sheet and roast at 350 for 12-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, place the beans in a large bowl.
  • In a medium bowl or mason jar, combine all the vinaigrette ingredients. Whisk or shake until emulsified.
  • Once the asparagus and broccolini are done, add them to the bowl with the beans. Drizzle on the vinaigrette, then toss to coat. Garnish with chopped parsley and Parmesan, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 126kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 129mgPotassium: 16mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 34IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only and should be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary, and Pineapple House Rules makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information.

Keyword low calorie, low carb, salad, side dish, vegetable side dish
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