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Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 can (8.4 oz) cut green beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (8.5 oz) cut wax beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (8.5 oz) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (8.5 oz) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced rings
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • ½ cup green pepper, diced

Dressing

  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp vinegar
  • ½ tsp sugar substitute
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed and minced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
In a large mixing bowl, combine all the beans, onion, celery, and green pepper. In a smaller mixing bowl, whisk together mustard, vinegar, sugar substitute, thyme, pepper, and garlic. Whisking continually, add the oil in a slow, thin stream. Whisk until well blended. Pour the dressing over the bean mixture and toss to coat well. Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
 
Serves: 8
 
1 ½ Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 126
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
% of Calories from Fat: 50%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 0%
Protein: 4g
Carbohydrates: 13g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sodium: 373mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber, and a good source of vitamins K and C.

Recipe courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension Recipes for Diabetes.
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