Sweet Bean & Pea Salad

Sweet Bean & Pea Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 378.1
  • Total Fat: 13.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 549.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 56.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 16.0 g
  • Protein: 13.3 g

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Introduction

I "invented" this salad by looking at my school's salad bar and realizing that I could indeed make something I liked--all I had to do was throw it all on a plate!

Also includes plenty of protein without meat--I was trying to cut down on meat at the time.
I "invented" this salad by looking at my school's salad bar and realizing that I could indeed make something I liked--all I had to do was throw it all on a plate!

Also includes plenty of protein without meat--I was trying to cut down on meat at the time.

Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Romaine Lettuce
    Red Kidney Beans
    Garbanzo Beans (chickpeas)
    Fresh peas (or thawed frozen)
    Fresh sliced mushrooms
    Light Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette

    Optional:
    Grated Carrots (not pictured)
    Avocado (not pictured)
    Mango (not pictured)

Directions

Tear or chop up Romaine leaves, arrange on plate to heart's content. Pile on kidney beans, chickpeas, peas, mushrooms, and (if desired) mango chunks, avocado chunks, and grated carrots on the top. Lightly drizzle a tablespoon or two of Raspberry Vinaigrette over the top, and Voila! Grab a fork and enjoy your protein-filled sweet salad.

Makes one serving (plateful), enough for a lunch.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAPHNERUNNING.

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