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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.1
  • Total Fat: 12.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 241.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Protein: 7.9 g

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Southwest Protein Salad

Submitted by: FUNKYMAMA1733

Introduction

Recipe from a local (now closed) restaurant. VERY tasty to share at gatherings. Watch out, it makes a lot! Saves great in the fridge, and is very colorful! Recipe from a local (now closed) restaurant. VERY tasty to share at gatherings. Watch out, it makes a lot! Saves great in the fridge, and is very colorful!
Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    2 cups cooked brown rice
    3 cans Black Beans
    3 cans Garbanzo Beans
    3-4 mixed color Bell Peppers, chopped into very small chunks
    1 bunch scallions, chopped
    1 cup of cashews (could replace pecans or slivered almonds)
    1/2 cup of dried cranberries
    2 medium tomatoes, chopped into very small chunks
    1/2 red onion, chopped into very small chunks
    1 cup apple cider vinegar
    1 cup orange juice
    1 cup sesame oil
    1 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1/2 tablespoon sea salt

Directions

1. Cook rice, and set aside. Drain and rinse beans and set aside.
2. Mix together Rice, beans, bell peppers, scallions, cashews, cranberries, tomatoes, and red onion.
3. In a small bowl mix together apple cider vinegar, orange juice and sesame oil. Lightly mix in the cumin, chili powder and salt.
4. Pour dressing over the salad and stir to coat thoroughly. It's good right away, but even better chilled.

Serves around 20 as a side dish, or 10 as a main dish.

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SABBATHD.






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