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Marinated Three-Bean Salad

Marinated Three-Bean Salad

31 Ratings
31 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Beans, bell pepper and onion make for a delicious marinated salad that the whole family will enjoy. Try it with our Lite Italian Herb Dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1 can lima beans (15 ounce)
  • 1 can cut green beans (8 ounce)
  • 1 can red kidney beans (8 ounce)
  • 1 onion (medium, thinly sliced and seperated into two rings)
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper (chopped sweet green)
  • 8 ounces Italian salad dressing (fat-free)

Directions

1. Wash hands and cooking area.

2. Drain the canned beans

3. Peel and slice the onion and separate into rings

4. In a large bowl, combine the lima beans, green beans, kidney beans, onion rings, and green bell pepper.

5. Pour the Italian dressing over the vegetables and toss lightly.

6. Cover the bowl and marinate in the refrigerator for at least one hour. The salad can be left in the refrigerator over night.

7. Drain before serving.

Source: Texas Cooperative Extension, The Texas A&M University System, Expanded Nutrition Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/3 cup (230g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 253
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 957 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 15 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 97 mg
Iron 6 mg
Potassium 922 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 253
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 15 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 16 g
Minerals
Calcium 97 mg
Potassium 922 mg
Sodium 957 mg
Copper 486 mcg
Iron 6 mg
Magnesium 92 mg
Phosphorus 278 mg
Selenium 5 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 24 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 21 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 53 mcg
Folate 225 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 70 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 2 cups
Protein Foods 3 1/2 ounces

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I was told by so many people that they made this recipe for themselves after I gave them a sample. Very easy to make
07/27/10
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