Bright Bean Salad Recipe
9 oz (1)pkg green beans, french- cut frozen
1 medium carrot, chopped fine;
2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
1/8 tsp lemon shaker dressing
Cook green beans according to package directions, but reduce cooking
time by 2 minutes to that beans are crisp. Drain beans and toss with
chopped carrot, onion, salt, and dressing. Chill in a covered contain
for several hours.
Food Exchange per serving: 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE CAL: 28; CHO: 7g;
PRO: 1g; FAT: 0g; SOD: 113mg; CHO: 0mg; Low-sodium diets: Omit salt
in water in which beans are cooked and all in the in the Lemon Shaker
Source: The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic by Mary Abbott
Hess,R.D.,M.S. and Katharine Middleton
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Food Tips of the Week
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