Beets, Beans and Greens

¼ cup lemon juice
1 garlic clove (finely chopped)
2 tsp. mustard
2 tsp. vegetable oil
2 cups beets (cooked, sliced)
1 head of lettuce (washed, torn into pieces)
2 cups beans (cooked, rinsed)
Salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Combine lemon juice, garlic, mustard, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl to make a dressing.
  2. Place sliced beets in a separate bowl. Toss 1 Tbsp. of dressing with beets to coat.
  3. Toss the lettuce pieces and beans with the remaining dressing in the large bowl.
  4. Plate dressed salad and beans. Add dressed beets on top.

Makes: 6 servings


Nutritional Information (per serving)

Total Calories   150

Total Fat   5 g

Protein   6 g

Carbohydrates   22 g

Dietary Fiber   7 g

Saturated Fat   1 g

Sodium   176 mg

Total Sugars 5 g


Recipe Source: USDA