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Four servings of white bean salad tapas in square bowls.

Easy Tapas Recipe: White Bean Salad with Spanish Chorizo + Manchego

5 from 2 votes
This easy tapas recipe of white beans, spanish chorizo + manchego, tossed in a wonderfully balanced vinaigrette is great for entertaining as well as a light meal. (Adapted from Bleu Cheese & Bean Salad from 'The Tapas Cookbook'.)
Prep Time:10 mins
Total Time:10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: no cook
Servings: 4
Calories: 443kcal
Author: Sip + Sanity | Linda Feller


  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp flat leaf parsley minced
  • tsp kosher salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper
  • 15 oz canned cannellini beans rinsed + drained
  • 4 oz Spanish chorizo ¼" dice (if purchased pre-sliced, quarter the slices)
  • 2 oz manchego cheese crumbled or diced into 1/4" chunks
  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds toasted (optional)


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, sherry vinegar, honey, dijon mustard + flat leaf parsley. Season with kosher salt + fresh cracked black pepper.
  • Add the drained beans and chorizo to the bowl and toss gently to coat.
  • Transfer to individual serving bowls or one larger bowl. Drop the manchego and toasted almonds over the top along with any dressing left behind in the mixing bowl.
  • Serve with toasted crusty bread, endive leaves or simply with a fork.


If serving with additional tapas, it will stretch into 6 to 8 servings.


Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 519mg | Potassium: 549mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 264IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 252mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional values are estimated and provided as a general guideline only. I earn a commission from Instacart from qualifying ingredient purchases.

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