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Healthy eating: Three bean salad with roasted onion

Three bean salad with roasted onionThree bean salad with roasted onion

Three bean salad with roasted onion

1 large red onion (¾ pound peeled and halved)

Vegetable cooking spray

3/4 pound wax beans (3 cups)

1 1/2 cups shelled black-eyed peas (1/2 pound unshelled)

1 1/2 cups shelled lima beans (1/2 pound unshelled)

1/4 cup sherry vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon mustard seeds, crushed

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 clove garlic, minced

Place onion halves, cut sides down, in a baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 450 degrees for 30 minutes or until tender. Let cool slightly; coarsely chop and set aside. Trim ends from wax beans, remove strings; set aside. Cook black-eyed peas and lima beans in boiling water for 12 minutes. Add wax beans and cook an additional 8 minutes or until tender. Drain; set aside. Combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; stir well with a wire whisk. Add onion, peas and beans and toss well; cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours. Yield: 7 servings (1 cups).

Adapted from Judith Emerson’s recipe in the 100th annual Routt County Fair Family Favorites Cookbook.Adapted from Judith Emerson’s recipe in the 100th annual Routt County Fair Family Favorites Cookbook.Adapted from Judith Emerson’s recipe in the 100th annual Routt County Fair Family Favorites Cookbook.


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