Corn 'n' Lima Bean Tossed Salad Recipe

Corn 'n' Lima Bean Tossed Salad Recipe
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Corn 'n' Lima Bean Tossed Salad Recipe

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"I love to serve this colorful, zesty salad with country-style hearth bread for dipping in the delicious dressing," writes Lily Julow ofLawrenceville, Georgia.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup frozen baby lima beans
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup chopped lettuce
  • 1/4 cup roasted sweet red peppers, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring lima beans and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add corn; simmer 4-5 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Drain and cool.
In a small bowl, combine the lettuce, red peppers, onion and bean mixture. Refrigerate until chilled.
Just before serving, combine the lime juice, oil, parsley, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Corn 'n' Lima Bean Tossed Salad in Cooking for 2 Fall 2007, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 126 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 419mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1/3 cup frozen baby lima beans
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup chopped lettuce
  • 1/4 cup roasted sweet red peppers, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a small saucepan, bring lima beans and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add corn; simmer 4-5 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Drain and cool.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the lettuce, red peppers, onion and bean mixture. Refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Just before serving, combine the lime juice, oil, parsley, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Corn 'n' Lima Bean Tossed Salad in Cooking for 2 Fall 2007, p37

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