Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad

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Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad

Looking for a nutritious, easy recipe for the dog days of summer? This is definitely the one as it is chock full of protein, fiber & taste. Although, I used dry beans and soaked them overnight, you could use canned beans and put this dish together in minutes.

Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad Follow Me on Pinterest

Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad

I found this recipe on the PCRM Cancer Project site, years ago, and have made this too many times to count. Being that I”ve recently been in a 3 For further information on our privacy policy please see the relevant link on this mobile casinos Website. hotel (for my job), this recipe was just what the doctor ordered. I was able to put it together without a lot of fuss and I was able to have leftovers for days … big bonus when working long hours!

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Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad

Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups kidney beans, soaked overnight & cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups pinto beans, soaked overnight & cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups black-eyed peas, soaked overnight & cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen lima beans, thawed
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded & diced
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 tsp sea salt, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp black pepper, freshly ground

Instructions

  1. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl and serve at room temperature.

Recipe adapted from The Cancer Project.

http://foodstoriesblog.com/2013/06/12/easy-nutritious-bean-salad/

Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad

Easy, Nutritious Bean Salad

The modifications that I made to the original recipe were only slight so the original nutritional stats are probably fairly accurate …

Nutrition Information

Per serving (1/10 of recipe):

183 Calories
3 g Fat
0.5 g Saturated Fat
14.6% Calories From Fat
0 mg Cholesterol

9.9 g Protein
31 g Carbohydrate
2.9 g Sugar
8 g Fiber

539 mg Sodium
43 mg Calcium
2.7 mg Iron
36.7 mg Vitamin C
311 mcg Beta-Carotene
0.8 mg Vitamin E

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  1. That looks absolutely delicious! And easy too.
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  2. And so beautiful too, this salad has it all :)
    Yum!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru
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  3. I love, love, love a good bean salad, especially in warmer weather!
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  4. Good salad! It’s warm here, so I’m beginning to think of bean salads. I love them as a main course – heck, the entire meal! – when the weather gets hot. So much flavor, and so good. Thanks for this.
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