Makes 6 servings; 1 cup each
2 cans (15 oz each) white beans, drained, rinsed
2 cups cut fresh green beans (1-inch pieces), blanched
2 cups chopped plum tomatoes
¼ cup Newman’s Own Italian Dressing
2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
Combine beans, tomatoes, and dressing. Cover.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Sprinkle with basil and cheese just before serving.
200 calories; fat 4.5g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 5mg; sodium 200mg; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 8g; sugars 4g; protein 12g; vitamin A 15% DV; vitamin C 30% DV; calcium 15% DV; iron 25% DV.
Judy Caplan is a registered dietitian with a private practice in preventative health in Reston, VA. Her children’s book, Gobey Gets Full -Good Nutrition in a Nutshell, is now available. Visit www.gobefull.com for more informationabout Judy and her company.