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Mediterranean Bean Salad

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Mediterranean Bean Salad

The mediterranean diet has been shown to be a very healthy one. This recipe has a great flavor but only four percent fat.


10 oz mixed baby greens

15 1/2 oz canned cannellini beans, rinsed, drained

10 medium cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 cup diced red onion

1/2 tsp olive oil

I Tbs Dijon mustard

2 Tbs lemon juice

2 Tbs fresh tarragon, minced

2 medium garlic cloves, minced

1/4 tsp table salt


In a large bowl, combine greens, beans, tomatoes and onion.

In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients for dressing.

Pour over salad and toss well before serving.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition (per serving): 402.0 calories; 4% calories from fat; 1 .9g total fat; 0.0 mg cholesterol; 221.2 mg sodium; 2203.8 mg potassium; 72.4g carbohydrates; 18.6g fiber; 0.0 g sugar; 27.2g protein.