Fennel and Butter Bean Salad


Tender butter beans and crunchy fennel are dressed in a tangy lemon-dill dressing. Make it the day before serving to allow the beans to soak up the dressing.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins
4 servings


  • 1 cup canned butter beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 bulb fennel, cored and finely chopped

  • 3 stalks scallions, sliced

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

  • ½ teaspoon honey

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Combine butter beans, fennel, and scallions in a bowl.

  2. Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, dill, honey, salt, pepper, and garlic together in a separate bowl. Pour dressing over the bean mixture; toss together to coat.

  3. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving, or up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

195 Calories
14g Fat
16g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 195
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 404mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 18mg 90%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 311mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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