"Healthified" Mexican Bean Salad

15% fewer calories, 30% less fat, 68% more vitamin A than the original recipe. Bean salad gets sassy and healthier, too.

Recipe from Betty Crocker
Ingredients
    Salad
    • 2 15 ounce cans Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
    • 1 15 ounce can Progresso® dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
    • 1 11 ounce can Green Giant® Niblets® no-salt-added whole kernel sweet corn, drained
    • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, each cut in half
    • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper (1 medium)
    • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper (1 medium)
    • 1/2 cup sliced green onions (8 medium)
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    Dressing
    • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
    • 3 tablespoons canola oil
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
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    Directions
    1. 
    In large bowl, mix salad ingredients. In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients with wire whisk until blended.
    2. 
    Pour dressing over salad; toss to mix. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours to blend flavors.
    Tip:
    1. 
    High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

    nutrition information

    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 290, Fat, total (g) 7, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 44, fiber (g) 14, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 13, vit. A (IU) 1215, vit. C (mg) 35, sodium (mg) 190, calcium (mg) 101, iron (mg) 4, Starch () 2, Other Carb () 1, Lean Meat () 1, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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