Mixed salads


Easy Three-Bean Salad


  • 1 can (16 oz) low-sodium cut green beans, drained
  • 1 can (about 15 oz) low-sodium red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can (about 16 oz) low-sodium garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 onion (small), sliced and separated into rings
  • Salad greens
  • Grated peel of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2/3 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing

1. In a jar with a lid, combine the lemon peel, lemon juice, and water with the dressing mix; shake well.
2. Add oil and shake well again.
3. In a large bowl, combine the beans and onion; pour dressing over and mix well.
4. Cover and chill. Serve on salad greens.

6 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: Calories 194, fat 1g, calories from fat 5%, cholesterol 0 mg, fiber 10 g, sodium 1,036 mg, protein 9 g.

SOURCE: Produce for Better Health/Sunkist Growers.

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