Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Three Bean Salad

Three bean salad with 29% calorie reduction from traditional recipe.

Author: Merisant/Equal®
Date: November 21, 2007

Serves: 6 person(s)

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 4 hrs (or overnight, for refrigeration)

Ingredients:

    1/4 cup red wine vinegar
    3 Tbsp Equal® Spoonful (or use 4.5 packets of Equal® sweetener) *
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    3/4 tsp Italian seasoning
    1 small clove garlic, minced
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/8 tsp black pepper
    1 can (14.5 oz) cut green beans, drained
    1 can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained
    1 can (15 oz) dark kidney beans, rinsed, drained
    1/4 cup sliced green onions

Directions:

    Combine vinegar, Equal®, olive oil and seasonings; mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight, stirring occasionally.

Variations:

    * If desired, replace the Equal® Spoonful with 3 tablespoons sugar (sugar calories are not included in the nutritional analysis).

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:159 cals
Kilojoules:665 kJ
Fat:3.0 g
Carbohydrates:25.0 g
Protein:8.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:473 mg
Saturated Fat:0.5 g
Fiber:8.0 g
Calcium:72.0 mg
Total Sugars:2.5 g

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