Garden Cannellini Bean Salad

Garden Cannellini Bean Salad
Makes: 4 Servings
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Prep time: 45 minutes

Chopped tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers combine with cannellini (white) beans, almonds, and a simple vinaigrette, for a delicious and satisfying salad.


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1/2 cup apple juice
1 tablespoon tomato basil garlic seasoning blend, no-salt

For the Bean Salad:
1/2 cup almond slivers
2 tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cucumber, peeled, chopped
3 green onions, sliced
2 14½ oz cans cannellini (white) beans, no-salt-added, drained, and rinsed
  Large lettuce leaves (Boston, Bibb,or romaine)


1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl.

2. In a small sauté pan, toast almond slivers until golden.

3. Remove from pan and let cool.

4. In a medium bowl, toss dressing with all ingredients except lettuce.

5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

6. To serve, place lettuce leaves on individual plates; top with salad.




Serving Suggestion: Serve with a glass of non-fat milk, 1 slice of whole-grain bread, and pear slices.

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