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Power Bean Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword beans, dairy free, gluten-free, ground turkey
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 349kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound Ground turkey 93% lean, 7% fat, raw
  • 1 cup kidney beans, canned
  • 1 cup great northern beans, canned
  • 1 cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans), canned
  • 1/2 medium bell pepper, yellow
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup corn, frozen
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, dried
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1 teaspoon basil, dried
  • 1 medium lime
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cup lettuce, romaine
  • 2 medium apple

Instructions

  • In a medium-sized pan, brown ground turkey on low-medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, rinse all beans thoroughly and set aside in a large bowl.  Dice pepper and slice tomatoes in half.
  • Once meat has been cooked and no longer pink, add diced pepper, tomatoes and corn to the pan; season with salt, pepper and herbs. Cook for 3-4 minutes, allowing vegetables to slightly soften.
  • Remove from heat, toss in beans,  juice of half the lime, and olive oil.
  • Dice apples, toss in a medium sized bowl with juice from the remaining half of the lime.
  • Serve bean salad over a bed of shredded lettuce and top with diced apples. If desired, add your favorite dressing. (Serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Nutrition

Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 621mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 10g