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Easy Marinated Veggie Salad Recipe

Easy Marinated Veggie Salad Recipe

From Weldon, California, Juleen Edwards notes, “My husband doesn’t normally like peas, but he loves this colorful, crunchy salad coated in vinaigrette.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup frozen French-style green beans, thawed
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions

  • 1. In a salad bowl, combine the beans, peas, celery, green pepper, onions and pimientos. In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients. Pour over vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 166 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 67 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1 fat.