“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Grape Tomato Salad with White Beans and Cucumber

April 13, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Grape Tomato Salad with White Beans and Cucumber. It’s made using canned Great Northern Beans, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumber, Red Onion, Cilantro, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lime Juice, Salt, and Pepper. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Grape Tomato Salad with White Beans and Cucumber
Requiring just a few simple steps, the quick and easy salad with homemade dressing is high in fiber — and flavor.

Ingredients
1 cup canned Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup grape tomato halves
1 cup 1/2-inch diced cucumber
2 tablespoons finely diced red onion
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 -Combine beans, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, and cilantro in large bowl.

2 – Whisk oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper in small bowl. Pour over salad and mix gently.

*Note. Always be sure to rinse and drain canned beans. Rinsing and draining can eliminate up to 40% of the sodium in canned beans.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 119 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 291 mg, Fiber: 4 g
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  1. That looks delicious. Minus the cilantro. Thank you for sharing.


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