Chopped tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers combine with cannellini (white) beans, almonds, and a simple vinaigrette, for a delicious and satisfying salad.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1 tablespoon tomato basil garlic seasoning blend, no-salt
- 1/2 cup almond slivers
- 2 tomatoes, coarsely chopped
- 1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
- 1/2 cucumber, peeled, chopped
- 3 green onions, sliced
- 2 14½ oz cans cannellini (white) beans, no-salt-added, drained, and rinsed
- Large lettuce leaves (Boston, Bibb,or romaine)
1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl.
2. In a small sauté pan, toast almond slivers until golden.
3. Remove from pan and let cool.
4. In a medium bowl, toss dressing with all ingredients except lettuce.
5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
6. To serve, place lettuce leaves on individual plates; top with salad.
Serving Suggestion: Serve with a glass of non-fat milk, 1 slice of whole-grain bread, and pear slices.
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