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Continued: Recipes: Mediterranean Dietworthy

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When beans are done, drain well and place in medium bowl. Discard bay leaf and garlic clove. Add one third of vinaigrette to warm beans and toss; then let stand for 15 minutes, tossing occasionally. If using canned beans, rinse and drain them and then toss with vinaigrette.

In small pot of boiling water, cook snow peas for 1 minute. Using a slotted spoon, place in bowl of ice water. Drain, pat dry and thinly slice.

In large salad bowl, place cooled beans, snow peas, chives, radishes and basil. Pour remaining dressing over and toss lightly. Serve immediately.

Nutrition information per each of 8 servings:

Calories 147 Fat 7 g Sodium 5 mg Saturated fat 1 g

Carbohydrates 16 g Calcium 60 mg

Protein 6 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 4 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: 1 bread/starch, ½ lean meat, 1 fat.

Broiled Trout With Tomato and Red Onion Relish

Serves 4.

Note: From “The New Mayo Clinic Cookbook,” second edition.

• 3 c. cherry tomatoes, halved

• 1 tsp. olive oil

• 1/4 c. chopped red onion

• 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar

• 1 tsp. light molasses

• 1 tbsp. grated lemon zest

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