Honey Bee Salad
Fiber-rich black beans team up with sweet corn, which is loaded with eyesight-protecting antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin. The result: In just one serving, your kids snag 8 grams of fiber and a big dose of antioxidants.
- 3 9-oz. packages frozen corn, or six ears grilled with kernels cut off
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 1 16-oz. can black beans, drained
- 1 red pepper, cut into 1/4-inch chunks
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 2 Tbs. orange juice
- 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 6 leaves romaine lettuce, shredded
Step 1: If using frozen corn, defrost it in the refrigerator overnight.
Step 2: In a large bowl, combine the corn, red pepper, onion, and beans and mix well.
Step 3: In a small bowl, combine wine vinegar, orange juice, and mustard. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Toss corn mixture with dressing and chill for about an hour to incorporate the flavors. Toss with lettuce just before serving.
Each serving: 214 calories, 7 g protein, 34 g carbohydrate, 9 g fat (1 g saturated), 6 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 27 mg calcium, 2 mg iron, 207 mg sodium.