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California Caviar
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Servings: 8
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Dry black-eyed peas 1¼  cups
Green bell pepper, diced 1 cup
Green onion, finely chopped ½ cup
Red bell pepper, diced ¼  cup
Jalapeno chilies, finely chopped and seeded ¼  cup
Low-calorie Italian salad dressing ¾  cup
Lettuce or tortilla chips, for serving


Directions
  1. Place the beans in a large pot with 3 cups water; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 45-50 minutes or until beans are just barely tender.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. Mix beans with remaining ingredients. Chill.
  4. Serve over lettuce or as dip with baked tortilla chips.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0

Source
California Dry Bean Advisory Board


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/8 of recipe
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 350 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 4 g
Proteins 6 g
Vitamin A 6% DV
Vitamin C 30% DV
Calcium 4% DV
Iron 10% DV
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