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Ingredient Spotlight: Dry Beans
All types of beans—including black, cranberry, Great Northern, dark red kidney, light red kidney, white kidney, navy, pink, pinto, and small red—are good sources of protein, excellent sources of fiber, and
naturally fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free. Many types are also good sources of potassium. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends eating about 3 cups of legumes, including beans, per week. If you eat about ½ cup of beans every day, ...
Tangy Mustard Cucumber Cannellini Salad
Recipe courtesy of Sydney Allen, check her out HERE. Preparation Time: 8-10 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup; Serves about 6 1 Slice on the Slice Plan. Ingredients 1-15 oz can cannellini beans 1 English cucumber, diced 2 medium bell peppers, diced 1/8 cup of olive oil ¼ cup of stone ground mustard ¼ cup of BBQ sauce ½ TB apple cider vinegar Directions Combine beans, cucumber and bell peppers into a large mixing bowl. ...
Avocado White Bean Dip
Preparation Time: approximately 10 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup Makes about 10 servings 1 Slice on the Slice Plan. Ingredients 2- 15.5 oz cans cannellini beans, drained/rinsed 2 avocados, diced large 4 TB olive oil 1 TB kosher salt 1 TB garlic, chopped 2 tsp cumin, ground 1 tsp chili powder ½ tsp cayenne pepper (optional) ½ lime, juice of (about 1 TB) 2 TB cilantro Directions In a food processor, combi...
Braised White Beans
Preparation Time: approximately 10 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 45 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup, Serves approximately 6 Slices: 1 per serving Ingredients 30 oz Cannellini beans, cooked*, liquid reserved 4 TB olive oil 1 each onion, yellow/vadalia, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup vegetable stock, no salt added 2 TB fresh thyme, minced 1 TB fresh rosemary, minced 1 ½ tsp salt (or to taste) 1 ½ tsp bl...