Quick Italian Bean Salad


PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES

PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES


INGREDIENTS

    • 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

    DIRECTIONS

    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. 

    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 .