White Bean Pesto Salad
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Serves: 2
 
Nutrition Facts: Serves: 2, Serving Size: ½ cup; Calories Per Serving: 197; Total Fat: 7g; Protein: 10g; Carbohydrate: 25g; Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 1g; Sodium: 349mg
Ingredients
  • 1 c. white beans
  • ¼ c. roasted red pepper, chopped & jarred
  • ½ c. basil
  • 2 t. olive oil
  • 3 T. low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 T. Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Place basil, olive oil, vegetable broth, and parmesan cheese in a food processor. Blend all ingredients until the consistency becomes a paste. Next, rinse and drain roasted red pepper from jar and chop into small pieces. Rinse and drain white beans (to remove sodium) and place ½ c. in a bowl. Mix in ½ of pesto recipe until all beans are fully covered. Add ⅛ c. red pepper chunks. Lastly, add a dash of parmesan cheese, pepper and salt if desired. Enjoy!
Recipe by Nutrition Twins at http://nutritiontwins.com/948-white-bean-pesto-salad/