Quick Italian Bean Salad


PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES

PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES


DIRECTIONS

INGREDIENTS

Makes 1 serving.

  1. Drain salad cup. Place salad on plate or in shallow bowl.
     
  2. Top with tomatoes; sprinkle with Italian seasoning, if desired. Add chicken; toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.
  • 1 single serve READ 3 Bean Salad Cup
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning, optional
  • 2 to 3 ounces cooked chicken (see note)
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil, thinly sliced

Note: For chicken, use refrigerated grilled chicken strips, leftover cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken torn into shreds or cut into strips or thin slices. Recipe can be doubled.

Variations:

  • Substitute cooked shrimp for chicken.
  • Use rosemary, oregano, chives, parsley or other favorite herbs in place of basil. 
  • Try other seasoning blends such as no-salt added, Mediterranean, etc. 
  • Sprinkle minced garlic over tomatoes. 

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per serving: 200 calories; 20 g protein; 16 g carbohydrate; 6 g total fat; 300 mg sodium; 50 mg cholesterol; 3 g dietary fiber; 2 mg iron; 0.07 mg thiamin; 823 IU vitamin A; 16 mg vitamin C.


 
 

Posted on August 26, 2015 .