Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Bean Education & Awareness Network
This simple salad will provide you with nearly half of your folic acid requirements for the day!
Diet Types: Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 1 can Pinto or Lima beans or
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged Pinto or Lima beans
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted, cubed
  • 2 green onions and tops, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fat free sweet and sour dressing
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 can Mandarin orange segments, drained or
  • 1 fresh orange, peeled, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: Under 15 minutes
    Instructions:
    Combine beans and vegetables in salad bowl; pour dressing over and toss. Add spinach and oranges and toss. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds.

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      Nutrition Facts

      Serving Size: 1
      Servings per Recipe: 4
      Amount Per Serving 
      Calories 302
      Calories from Fat 100
       % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 11g17%
        Saturated Fat 2g8%
        Mono Fat 5g 
      Cholesterol 0mg0%
      Sodium 452mg19%
      Total Carbs 46g15%
        Dietary Fiber 11g42%
        Sugars 2g 
      Protein 9g 
      Iron27%
      Calcium12%
      Vitamin B-635%
      Vitamin C141%
      Vitamin E10%
      Vitamin A53%
      Selenium10%
      Manganese60%
      Copper25%
      Zinc11%
      Potassium28%
      Phosphorus24%
      Magnesium26%
      Pantothenic acid14%
      Niacin12%
      Riboflavin18%
      Thiamin20%
      Folate50%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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