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Pinto Bean Salad with Spiced Molasses Dressing

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From EatingWell:  July/August 1997

Molasses and chipotle pepper in adobo sauce add zest to this simple pinto bean salad.

6 servings | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 1 1/2 hours

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Place tomatoes in a medium saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer until softened, about 10 minutes. Drain and place in a blender with garlic, molasses, vinegar, oil, mustard and chipotle, if using. Puree until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides once or twice. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine beans, bell pepper and onion in a large bowl. Toss with dressing. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition

Per serving : 248 Calories; 3 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 48 g Carbohydrates; 8 g Protein; 8 g Fiber; 481 mg Sodium; 816 mg Potassium

2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 very lean meat, 1 fat

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