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Black Beans and Greens

Black Beans and Greens
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 6

Fresh and colorful veggies join black beans in this flavor-packed side-dish salad made with a hint of citrus - ready in just 10 minutes! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3
tablespoons fat-free Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
1
tablespoon lime juice
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
3 1/2
cups mixed salad greens (about half of 10-oz bag)
1
medium tomato, cut into wedges
1/2
avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped (1/3 cup)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 1-cup measuring cup, mix dressing, lime peel, lime juice and cilantro.
  • 2
    In large bowl, toss beans, salad greens and tomato. Stir in dressing mixture until salad is coated. Top with avocado.

Expert Tips

  • For added crunch, divide salad among six plates and arrange baked tortilla chips around the edge of each plate.
  • Avocados contain vitamin E, an antioxidant thought to help protect against heart disease and some types of cancer.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
470mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
8g
34%
Sugars
2g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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