ALASKA SALMON AND THREE BEAN SALAD
20 Minute Meal
1 can (14.75 oz.) or 2 cans (7.5 oz. each) traditional pack Alaska salmon OR 2 cans or pouches (6 to 7.1 oz. each) skinless, boneless salmon
8 oz. tender green beans, halved
1 cup canned cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cucumber, chopped into chunks
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
6 green onions, finely sliced
Handful young fresh spinach leaves or watercress
3 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons grainy mustard
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Salad: Drain and chunk Alaska salmon, removing skin and bones (if any). Cover and set aside. Cook green beans in lightly salted boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes, until just tender. Rinse with cold water and drain well. Transfer to a salad bowl; add cannellini and pinto beans. Add cucumber, cherry tomatoes, green onions and spinach. Toss together to mix; add salmon chunks and toss again gently.
Dressing: Mix together olive oil, lemon juice and grainy mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over salad just before serving, tossing gently to combine with ingredients.
Makes 4 Servings.
Nutrients per serving: 382 calories, 17g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 42% calories from fat, 58mg cholesterol, 28g protein, 27g carbohydrate, 9g fiber, 981mg sodium, 313mg calcium and 1.9g omega-3 fatty acids.