Andalusian Bean and Orange Salad Recipe

The salad here is a rich combination of beans and oranges and has an appeal that very few can resist. It has a presentation that pleases and soothes the sight and is a delight that any chef can boast of. Not to forget that it is high on the nutritional value chart where the beans provide us with an amount of protein that is comparable to red meat. The oranges of course, apart from bringing freshness and tangy taste are a rich and delicious way to gain Vitamin A and C. The recipe here makes 4 servings but feel free to increase the size by altering the ingredients in the given proportion. Follow our step by step guide for everything you need.

Serving size: 4 person
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Utensils needed: large salad bowl, small mixing bowl


-1 x 300g can cannellini beans, drained
-2 oranges, peeled and segmented
-1/2 cucumber, chopped
-2 medium vine tomatoes, deseeded and chopped
-1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
-3 tbsp olive oil
-1 tbsp sherry vinegar
-salt and freshly ground black pepper
-pinch of cinnamon for garnish


  • 1

    In the large salad bowl, mix together the beans, orange segments and other vegetables.

  • 2

    Make the dressing in the small bowl. Whisk together the olive oil and vinegar to form an even solution. Season with salt and pepper. Freshly ground black pepper has an intoxicating flavor and aroma.

  • 3

    Pour this dressing over the vegetables and toss well to coat it all over. Sprinkle the cinnamon over it all to make it more appealing. A dish that is so easily prepared but has the power to make people beg you for another serving or the recipe. Do not be surprised if you are requested to make the same dish every time you throw a party because it is that good.

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