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Butter Bean Salad Recipe
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Butter Bean Salad Recipe

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This is a nice summery side that uses flavorful olive oil and tastes fresh, even though it uses canned beans. It’s sure to perk up any picnic spread. Sandra Jackson - Mobile, AL
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 147 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1 vegetable 1 fat

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the beans, peppers, onion and garlic. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over bean mixture and toss to coat. Chill until serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Butter Bean Salad in Healthy Cooking August/September 2009, p14


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sdipiazza
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

"I made this for dinner tonight. The flavors needed some adjustment. Vinegar and lemon juice were a bit much for my taste. I added a packet of Splenda. Next time I will eliminate the vinegar. Otherwise this was very good."

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MKMK
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2011

"Love it! Could not find Lima beans and was good with only butter beans."

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gidget455
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

"Love it, good for you and good tasting!"

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gidget455
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

"Love it, good for you and good tasting!"

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iamhape
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2009

"Excellent Salad, lots of flavor, easy to make! I didn't change a thing and it was awesome."

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zucchinilady
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2009

"I just love the flavor!! my husband is a bean eater, and the left overs even went fast!

Great summer dish!"

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lbeers
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2009

"I made this for the first time and I love it. Not only is it easy to prepare but it has a wonderful flavor."

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