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Green Bean ‘N’ Pea Salad

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Makes

8 servings

This crispy salad from Pat Walter of Pine Island, Minnesota is a snap to make with convenient frozen green beans and peas. Diced pimientos add a dash of color, and the sweet-sour dressing adds flavor to this appealing toss.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 cups frozen French-style green beans, thawed
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup diced pimientos
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, vinegar, water and salt; stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour over vegetables; toss to coat. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 137 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 229mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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