Mixed Bean and Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

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Cook Healthy and QuickThe robust beans complement the rich cheese. They are a low-calorie food that is high in protein and a good source of B vitamins.

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 10 Minutes


  • 14 oz can of butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 14 oz can of flageolet beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 oz (25 g) bunch of chives, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of fruity olive oil, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tbsp of fresh thyme leaves
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1¾ oz (50 g) package of pea shoots
  • lemon juice, to season (optional)
  • 3½ oz (100 g) semi-hard goat cheese, broken up into pieces
How to Make It
  1. Put the beans in a large bowl and add the chives, vinegar, olive oil, thyme, and red pepper flakes and stir to combine. Season well with salt and black pepper.
  2. Stir through the pea shoots, taste, and add a squeeze of lemon if you wish. Transfer to a shallow serving dish and top with the goat cheese, a drizzle of olive oil, and a twist of freshly ground black pepper. If you are a meat eater, you might try a little Serrano ham as an accompaniment.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Nutritional Value Per Serving
280 kcal
Calories from Fat:
99 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
5 g
Trans Fat
0.0 g
30 g
Dietary Fiber
8.5 g
3 g
* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.

DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not allfoodchef.com recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.

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