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Beet & White Bean Salad

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Beet & White Bean Salad
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Beet & White Bean Salad
En Español

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  • Makes: 4 Servings

Nutritious and flavorful canned beans and beets are just two of the many versatile canned ingredients in your pantry – they can be added to just about anything! Give yourself an extra dose of fiber and flavor tonight with this delicious salad featuring canned white kidney beans and beets.

Ingredients

Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Salad:
  • 2 3/4 cups whole beets, well drained and each cut in half (or 1-16-ounce can)
  • 1 can white kidney beans (cannellini) (15-ounce can)
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Baby arugula leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. Prepare dressing: In small bowl combine cider vinegar, Dijon mustard and sugar. Gradually add olive oil until well blended. Season with salt and pepper.
     
  2. Prepare Salad: In large bowl combine beets and white kidney beans; toss with dressing.
     
  3. To serve, place arugula leaves on platter or in serving bowl; top with beet mixture.
     
  4. Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese and walnuts.
Source:

Cans Get You Cooking

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 420
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 454 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 169 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 562 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 420
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9 g
Linoleic Acid 7 g
α-Linolenic Acid 1.6 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 13 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 14 g
Minerals
Calcium 169 mg
Potassium 562 mg
Sodium 454 mg
Copper 463 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 91 mg
Phosphorus 275 mg
Selenium 8 mg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 34 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 12 mcg
Folate 122 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 44 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cup
Protein Foods
1 ounce
Dairy
1/4 cups