Mediterranean Chicken and White Bean Salad

Mediterranean Chicken and White Bean Salad

Courtesy of USDA MyPlate

This refreshing salad starts with cooked chicken, white beans, cucumber, and onion with a splash of fresh lemon juice, oil, and seasonings for a delicious combination. Try it with tuna and chopped tomatoes for variety.


  • 1 cup skinless cooked chicken (diced into 1/2 inch pieces)
  • 1 can 15.5 ounce low-sodium white beans (drained and rinsed with cold water)
  • 1 cucumber (peeled and diced into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1/4 red or white onion (peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil or parsley leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Put everything in the bowl and gently toss.
  2. Serve right away, or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories: 297
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 32mg
  • Sodium: 288mg
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Protein: 20g

Makes 24 servings

Follow United Hospital Center on Facebook for more recommended recipes shared weekly.

Please note, the information provided throughout this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and video, on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. If you are experiencing related symptoms, please visit your doctor, or call 9-1-1 in an emergency.