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Black 'n'  White Bean Salad Recipe
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Black 'n' White Bean Salad Recipe

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Black 'n' White Bean Salad is a cool, hearty side dish Kay Ogden created after tasting a similar one in a restaurant. "It goes together in no time and complements most entrees," reports this Grants Pass, Oregon reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared without salt) equals 187 calories, 219 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 26 g carbohydrate, 9 g protein, 5 g fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the beans, cucumber, red pepper, onion and cilantro.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, oil and seasonings. Pour over bean mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Using a slotted spoon, serve over lettuce if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Black 'n' White Bean Salad in Taste of Home August/September 1997, p11

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared without salt) equals 187 calories, 219 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 26 g carbohydrate, 9 g protein, 5 g fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Aug. 23, 2011

I make this salad for almost every potluck. Never a time goes by where someone doesn't ask for the recipe. I substitute small white beans for the cannellinin beans. I have been making this recipe since it was published in your magazine over 12 years ago.

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