Three Bean Salad (Diabetic)


1/4 cup red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons Equal? Spoonful*
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 can (14 1/2-ounces) cut green beans , drained
1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) dark red kidney beans , rinsed and drained
1/4 cup sliced green onions


1. Combine vinegar, Equal?, olive oil and seasonings; mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients.
2. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight, stirring occasionally.

Helpful Hints:

Makes 6 servings.
* May substitute 4 1/2 packets Equal sweetener
Nutrition information per serving:
calories 159 protein 8 g carbohydrate 25 g fat 3 g
cholesterol 0 mg sodium 473 mg
Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
A salad favorite updated and better for you with a 29% reduction in calories
from the traditional recipe and only 3 grams of fat per serving.

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