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Black Bean Spinach Salad

 Black Bean Spinach Salad
Enjoy a meatless dinner with this salad packed with black beans, spinach and walnuts. Since these ingredients are healthy “power foods,” you know you’ll be getting the best nutrition. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Salad dressing of your choice

Directions

  • In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, beans and pepper. Top
  • with tomatoes and zucchini; sprinkle with cheese and walnuts. Serve
  • with salad dressing. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2 cups (calculated without salad dressing) equals 322 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 419 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 17 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.