nutritional information

Per 1/2 cup:

  • Calories: 114
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Total Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 19 g
  • Sodium: 229 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Makes 3 1/2 cups

30 minutes or fewer

This classic bean-and-grain combo tastes great as a salad. You can cook up a big batch of brown rice on the weekend; it keeps for several days. Pack along whole-wheat tortillas and some raisins and almonds for dessert.
  • 3 Tbs. Good Fat Dressing
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 15 ½-oz. can red kidney or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  1. In large storage bowl or container, mix together dressing and lime juice. Add remaining ingredients and toss gently to combine. Use within 2 or 3 days.
January 2000

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