White Bean Salad

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This quick-and-simple recipe replaces tuna fish or chicken salad in sandwiches or on salad plates. Add one jalapeño, stemmed, seeded and diced, if your children like it spicy. Chickpeas can be substituted for white beans.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups cannellini or other white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbs onion, finely diced
  • 2 to 3 Tbs. minced sweet pickles
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 2 Tbs. mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. Hungarian paprika
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbs. fresh minced parsley

Preparation

Place beans in bowl, mashing half with fork. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Blend well and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Taste for seasoning before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: SERVES 4
  • Calories: 130
  • Carbohydrate Content: 15 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 5 mg
  • Fat Content: 6 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 440 mg