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Tropical Bean Salad

Scrumptious salad from the South Seas.
Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (500 ml) cooked white pea beans, drained
  • 1 can (10 oz./284 ml) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 cups (500 ml) canned or fresh pineapple chunks, drained
  • ½ cup (125 ml) green pepper, diced
  • 1 can (8 oz./227 mL) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced diagonally
  • 1 red apple, cored and diced
  • ½ cup (125 ml) raisins
  • ¼ cup (50 ml) yogurt or sour cream
  • 2 tbsp (25 ml) mayonnaise
  • ½ cup (125 ml) toasted macadamia nuts or slivered almonds
  • ½ cup (125 ml) broken banana chips

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Mix yogurt with mayonnaise and stir into bean and fruit mixture. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl or in hollowed-out pineapple halves. Garnish with nuts and banana chips. Serve with pineapple or whole wheat muffins.

Nutrition

Protein 11 g, Total Dietary Fibre 10 g
(per serving)

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