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Spicy Salad with Kidney Beans, Cheddar, and Nuts

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Spicy Salad with Kidney Beans, Cheddar, and Nuts
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $4.59 One serving costs about $4.59

$4.59 per serving

5 people like this recipe

5 likes

This recipe is ready in 10 minutes

Ready in 10 minutes

1 vegetarian,gluten-free,healthy,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian salad
spoonacular Score:96%

Spoonacular Score: 96%

 

Spicy Salad with Kidney Beans, Cheddar, and Nuts might be just the main course you are searching for. For $4.59 per serving, this recipe covers 37% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 1 servings with 725 calories, 27g of protein, and 50g of fat each. A mixture of almonds, avocado, kidney beans, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the avocado you could follow this main course with the chocolate avocado mousse | quick dark chocolate avocado mousse as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 10 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet. Try Turkey Sausages With Spicy Kidney Beans, Spicy Chopped Kidney Bean Salad, and Stoneground Grits with Cheddar Cheese and Spicy Black Beans – Meatless Monday for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.53 oz
0.53 oz almonds
almonds
0.5
0.5  avocado
avocado
0.17 fl. oz
0.17 fl. oz balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
1.06 oz
1.06 oz cheddar cheese
cheddar cheese
3.99 oz
3.99 oz cooked kidney beans
cooked kidney beans
5.29 oz
5.29 oz mixed greens
mixed greens
0.34 fl. oz
0.34 fl. oz olive oil
olive oil
0.53 oz
0.53 oz salted roasted cashews
salted roasted cashews
2
2  sundried tomatoes
sundried tomatoes
2 dashes
2 dashes tabasco
tabasco
0.53 oz almonds
0.53 oz
almonds
0.5  avocado
0.5
avocado
0.17 fl. oz balsamic vinegar
0.17 fl. oz
balsamic vinegar
1.06 oz cheddar cheese
1.06 oz
cheddar cheese
3.99 oz cooked kidney beans
3.99 oz
cooked kidney beans
5.29 oz mixed greens
5.29 oz
mixed greens
0.34 fl. oz olive oil
0.34 fl. oz
olive oil
0.53 oz salted roasted cashews
0.53 oz
salted roasted cashews
2  sundried tomatoes
2
sundried tomatoes
2 dashes tabasco
2 dashes
tabasco

Equipment

bowl
bowl
bowl
bowl


Instructions

1. Rinse and drain the kidney beans, cut the sundried tomatoes, and tear the slice of cheese into small pieces.

2. Put the mixed greens in a bowl and top with kidney beans, sundried tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and nuts.

3. Mix together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and hot sauce in a small bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad.

Fast, easy, and healthy-- one of my favorite lunches!

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.59
Ingredient
15 grams almonds
½ avocado
5 milliliters balsamic vinegar
30 grams cheddar cheese
113 grams cooked kidney beans
150 grams mixed greens
10 milliliters olive oil
15 grams salted roasted cashews
2 sundried tomatoes
Price
$0.27
$0.75
$0.04
$0.32
$0.20
$2.36
$0.12
$0.27
$0.26
$4.59

Tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Avocados are one of the "clean fifteen", so you don't have to buy them organic if you don't want to spend the extra dough.

Cooking Tips

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • If you're buying an avocado to use for dinner tonight, make sure you choose a ripe one! Find an avocado that is soft enough to press your fingertips into. If it's too firm, it's not ripe. If it's almost smooshy, it's too ripe. The perfect avocado can be hard to find in stores, so you might have to buy your avocados in advance and ripen them at home. To speed up the ripening process, put the avocados in a paper bag with an apple or banana. It really works!

Green Tips

  • Beans freeze well, so don't throw out your leftovers!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
724 Calories
27g Protein
49g Total Fat
50g Carbs
75% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
724
36%

Fat
49g
77%

  Saturated Fat
11g
74%

Carbohydrates
50g
17%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
31mg
11%

Sodium
347mg
15%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
27g
54%

Folate
309µg
77%

Manganese
1mg
73%

Fiber
17g
71%

Phosphorus
586mg
59%

Vitamin C
47mg
58%

Copper
1mg
54%

Vitamin E
7mg
51%

Magnesium
192mg
48%

Potassium
1563mg
45%

Vitamin A
2186IU
44%

Vitamin K
44µg
42%

Iron
6mg
39%

Vitamin B2
0.59mg
34%

Calcium
331mg
33%

Vitamin B6
0.61mg
30%

Zinc
4mg
30%

Vitamin B1
0.38mg
26%

Vitamin B5
2mg
23%

Vitamin B3
4mg
22%

Selenium
8µg
13%

Vitamin B12
0.25µg
4%

Vitamin D
0.18µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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