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White Bean Salad by Costera’s Kathryn Searcy

White Bean Salad by Costera’s Kathryn Searcy

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Shared by: Chef Kathryn Searcy of Costera,

Indulge in this must-try White Bean Salad from Chef Kathryn Searcy of Costera. This easy-to-make recipe brings a taste of the Big Easy to your own kitchen. This White Bean Salad is a delicious comfort dish, perfect for a light lunch or a refreshing side dish.

1# white beans, soaked overnight
1qt white onion, small diced
1pt celery, small diced
1pt carrots, peeled & small diced
3c stewed tomatoes, crushed with the juices
1/2c garlic, thinly sliced
2.5qt chicken stock
3T thyme, minced
2 bay leaves

Step 1: In a pot of unseasoned water, boil white beans until tender, adding water as needed. When soft, drain water & set beans aside.
Step 2: In a sauce pot, sweat onions, celery & carrots until soft. Add garlic, cook 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes & cook down until the liquid is dark red & thick. Add thyme & bay leaves. Add cooked white beans, cover with chicken stock & cook down until a creamy texture is achieved. Season with salt & butter

Costera is the wildly popular coastal Spanish restaurant & bar in Uptown, New Orleans. The restaurant highlights Louisiana produce and Gulf seafood in a modern, yet casual, communal-dining setting.

4938 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70115