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Butter Bean Nicoise Salad

Updated: Aug 6, 2021

Just thinking about this recipe is making me hungry. It's healthy, simple to make, and really yummy to eat. I had never tried butter beans before and I was pleasantly surprised! They are larger beans but have a great texture. The potatoes helped bulk out the dish and made it super filling. The combo of kalamata olives, cherry tomatoes, and olive oil is simply stunning. It makes a great healthy lunch on a hot day.


5 1/2 oz fingerling potatoes, cut in half

2 oz green beans, trimmed and cut into pieces

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tsp nutritional yeast

1/2 tsp whole grain mustard

1 can of butter beans, drained and rinsed

2 oz cherry tomatoes, halved

1 oz kalamata olives, halved and pitted

salt & pepper to taste


Cook potatoes in a saucepan of salted boiling water for about 10 minutes. Add green beans and cook for a further 2 minutes until potatoes are tender. Drain and cool.

Mix vinegar, oil, nutritional yeast, and mustard in a large bowl.

Add potatoes, green beans, butter beans, tomatoes, and olives. Gently toss with dressing and season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Info:

Calories: 421

Fat: 11g

Carbs: 44g

Protein: 22g

Makes 1 serving

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