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White Bean Salad

Makes 5 1/2-cup servings

You'll love the tangy flavor of this super-easy salad.

1 15-ounce can white beans, drained and rinsed
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1 juice of 1 lemon
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon garlic granules or powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss to mix. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Per 1/2-cup serving

  • Calories: 89
  • Fat: 0.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
  • Calories from Fat: 3.2%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.4 g
  • Sugar: 1.1 g
  • Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Sodium: 183 mg
  • Calcium: 63 mg
  • Iron: 2.6 mg
  • Vitamin C: 37.7 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 544 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.9 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.