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Beet & Bean Salad with Warm Basil-Bacon Dressing

Beet & Bean Salad with Warm Basil-Bacon Dressing

Prep time:
7 min.
Cook time:
8 min.
Total time:
15 min.
Yield:
6 Servings
Ingredients
1 (16 oz.) jar Sliced Pickled Beets
1 (19 oz.) cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 (10 oz.) bag Italian salad mix
0.25 cup celery, chopped
0.25 cup red onion, chopped
0.5 cup prepared basil pesto
0.25 cup cooked bacon, crumbled
0.25 tsp. ground black pepper
Directions

Drain beets, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. In large bowl, combine beans, salad mix, celery, and onion; mix well In small saucepan, combine reserved beet liquid, pesto, bacon and pepper. Heat through, stirring occasionally, without boiling. Add drained beets to salad mixture. Pour dressing over beets; mix gently but thoroughly. Serve immediately.

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