You are here: Home » Recipes » Summer White Bean Salad Summer White Bean Salad Yield 4 to 6 servings Cooked dried white beans are a great base for a summer salad of tomatoes and bell peppers. Jill Melton PrintEmail Ingredients 1 (16-ounce) bag dried white beans Fresh herb sprigs1 garlic clove, chopped1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered2 orange or red bell peppers, roasted and chopped1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped3 tablespoons sherry wine1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1 garlic clove, minced1/2 teaspoon coarse salt Black pepper Instructions Cook the beans in water to cover with fresh thyme, oregano, or parsley and garlic. Drain and let cool. Combine about 3/4 of the beans, and remaining ingredients and toss well. Save remaining beans for another use.