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Lima Bean-Vegetable Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Jazz up lima beans and crunchy vegetables with a lemon dressing and tangy feta cheese. Vary the colors and textures of the vegetables you use to make different salad combinations.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen large lima beans
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped seeded peeled cucumber (1 small)
  • 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper (about 1 large)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped carrot (about 2 small)
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons julienne-cut fresh basil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 80
  • caloriesfromfat 37 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 9.4 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 193 mg
  • calcium 64 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook beans according to package directions, omitting fat and salt. Drain; cool completely.

  2. Combine lemon juice and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk to blend. Add beans, cucumber, and remaining ingredients; toss well.

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