white bean and salmon saladUse a microplane zester (available in the kitchen utensil section of large department stores) to finely grate lemon. Citrus rinds impart fresh flavor without making recipes too tart.

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon minced fresh garlic or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 (20-ounce) can great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (6-ounce) pouch pink salmon, flaked
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Iceberg or butter lettuce leaves (optional)

Instructions

Whisk together first 6 ingredients.

Place beans and next 3 ingredients in a bowl. Gently stir in lime juice mixture. Serve salad in lettuce leaves, if desired. 

Exchanges/Choices

  • 1.5 Carbohydrate
  • 2 Meat
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition

Calories: 188; Calories from Fat: 53; Total Fat: 6 g; Saturated Fat: <1 g; Cholesterol: 35 mg; Sodium: 674 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 23 g; Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g; Sugars: <1 g; Protein: 16 g