Marinated Bean Salad

Marinated Bean Salad

Serves 8 (1/2 cup)

1/4 cup water
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon mixed pickling spice
1/4 cup Splenda Granular
1 (15-ounce) can cut green beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can cut yellow wax beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup celery
2 tablespoons Oscar Myer or Hormel Bacon Bits

In a medium saucepan, combine water, vinegar, and pickling spice. Bring mixture to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes, stirring often. Pour mixture into a medium bowl. Stir in Splenda. Add green beans, wax beans, and celery. Mix well to combine. Stir in bacon bits. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Each serving equals:
HE: 1 1/4 Vegetable, 12 Optional Calories
36 Calories, 0gm Fat, 2gm Protein, 7gm Carbohydrate,
227mg Sodium, 28mg Calcium, 2gm Fiber
DIABETIC: 1 Vegetable

"Healthy Exchanges Food Newsletter July 2004, pg. 11."

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