Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Bean Education & Awareness Network
This simple salad will provide you with nearly half of your folic acid requirements for the day!
Diet Types: Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 1 can Pinto or Lima beans or
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged Pinto or Lima beans
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted, cubed
  • 2 green onions and tops, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fat free sweet and sour dressing
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 can Mandarin orange segments, drained or
  • 1 fresh orange, peeled, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: Under 15 minutes
    Instructions:
    Combine beans and vegetables in salad bowl; pour dressing over and toss. Add spinach and oranges and toss. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 4
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 302
    Calories from Fat 100
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 11g17%
      Saturated Fat 2g8%
      Mono Fat 5g 
    Cholesterol 0mg0%
    Sodium 452mg19%
    Total Carbs 46g15%
      Dietary Fiber 11g42%
      Sugars 2g 
    Protein 9g 
    Iron27%
    Calcium12%
    Vitamin B-635%
    Vitamin C141%
    Vitamin E10%
    Vitamin A53%
    Selenium10%
    Manganese60%
    Copper25%
    Zinc11%
    Potassium28%
    Phosphorus24%
    Magnesium26%
    Pantothenic acid14%
    Niacin12%
    Riboflavin18%
    Thiamin20%
    Folate50%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.