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Old 05-12-2005, 08:18 AM   #1
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Post Sweet and Sour Bean Salad

Sweet and Sour Bean Salad

1/4 lb. green beans, ends trimmed, cut into 2 inch pieces
3 ounces apricot preserves
2 Tbs. cider vinegar
3/4 tsp. sugar
1/4 lb. canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 lb. canned Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 lb. canned wax beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 lb. canned red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced

Place green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 8-10 minutes or until just tender. Drain beans. Mix next 3 ingredients in a bowl with a wire whisk or fork. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add remaining ingredients to preserves mixture. Stir in green beans and toss. Cover and refrigerate bean salad at least 6 hours or overnight for flavors to meld.

Per serving: calories 153, fat 0.4g, 2% calories from fat, cholesterol 0mg, protein 6.5g, carbohydrates 33.3g, fiber 6.7g, sugar 17.3g, sodium 67mg, diet points 2.3.

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