Course Salads
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Beans
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Recipe Contributed By Kath Eats Real Food

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Orange and Cucumber Navy Bean Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes


  • 2 cans white kidney (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup bell pepper, red; diced
  • 1 cup cucumber, English; chopped (about 1/3 of a big one)
  • 1 tbsp dill, fresh; chopped
  • 1 orange, cara cara; segmented
  • 1/4 tsp salt, kosher
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese, ricotta salata


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp mustard, Dijon
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed


  • Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl. Toss.
  • Combine dressing ingredients, pour over salad.
  • Top with cheese.
  • Serve at room temp or chilled. Flavors will develop over time!