White Bean and Tuna Salad (Fagioli e tonno) Recipe | SAVEUR

White Bean and Tuna Salad (Fagioli e tonno)

Rich, fleshy cannellini beans, which are grown throughout central Italy, are used in this dish.

White Bean and Tuna Salad (Fagioli e tonno)
Rich, fleshy cannellini beans, which are grown throughout central Italy, are used in this dish.
serves 4

Ingredients

12 lb. dried cannellini beans, soaked overnight
6 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oi
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar 2 cloves garlic, minced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tbsp. roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley
1-2 (5.5-oz.) cans of tuna in olive oil, drained

Instructions

Drain beans, transfer to a 4-qt. pot, and cover with water by 3". Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until tender, 45-50 minutes.
Drain beans, reserving 14 cup cooking liquid. Whisk together oil, vinegar, and garlic in a bowl. Combine vinegar mixture, beans, and cooking liquid; season with salt and pepper; transfer to a bowl. Garnish with parsley and chunks of tuna.

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