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Taco Bean Salad

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Servings
4

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup tomato juice
  • 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano

Salad

  • 2 to 3 ripe medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 scallions (white and light green parts), thinly sliced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups torn green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup canned pinto or kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz.)
  • 1/3 cup pitted black olives, chopped

Preparation

Dressing: In small bowl or glass jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all ingredients and season with freshly ground pepper. Whisk or shake to blend.

In large bowl, combine tomatoes, scallions, bell pepper, lettuce, beans, cheese and olives. Add dressing, toss well to coat and serve right away.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 168
  • Carbohydrate Content 6 g
  • Cholesterol Content 25 mg
  • Fat Content 13 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 6 g
  • Sodium Content 353 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g