By using a colorful mix of canned beans, you can have a super salad in no time. Don't feel limited to our bean suggestionsother types work equally well. Just remember to rinse them first to remove excess sodium.
1 small red onion, chopped (⅔ cup)
15 ½-oz. can lima beans, rinsed and drained
15 ½-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
15 ½-oz. can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 Tbs. chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
5 sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
- Using kitchen shears, snip sun-dried tomatoes into thin strips; place in shallow bowl. Add hot water to cover. Let stand 10 minutes. Drain tomatoes and return to bowl. Add onion and dressing and toss to mix. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes.
- In large storage bowl or container, combine all beans, chipotle and cilantro. Add tomato-onion mixture and toss gently to combine. Use within 2 or 3 days.
Makes 6 cups