WW Recipe of the Day: Warm Slow Cooker 3-Bean Salad
(100 calories | 3 0 0 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
I'm having fun putting my slow cookers through their paces this summer. They have taken up permanent residence helping me keep the kitchen cool while turning out a variety of light and healthy dishes like this warm 3-bean salad.
Everywhere I turn I am seeing easy, healthy and delicious summer slow cooker recipes: in magazines and books, as well as online.
Recipes, like this one for a warm slow cooker bean salad—an old Pennsylvania Dutch recipe—perfect for summer picnics and potlucks.
It's super simple to make. Just dump everything into your slow cooker (affiliate link), give it a stir, and let it heat on LOW for 4 to 6 hours.
Designed to be served warm, I have also been eating it cold as a tasty side dish all week.
Skinny on Slow Cooker 3-Bean Salad
Low in fat and high in fiber, this warm bean salad is a tangy, tasty way to boost your vegetable intake.
With a healthy amount of vinegar and no sugar it's tangier than a lot of the jarred and canned 3-bean salads.
If it's too zesty for your tastes, add a bit of sugar/sweetener to taste.
According to my calculations each serving has 100 calories and:
3 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
2 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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And this recipe works with WW Simply Filling.
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Warm Slow Cooker 3-Bean Salad Recipe
- 1 can (14 to 16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (14 to 16 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (14 to 15 ounces) cut green beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (14 to 15 ounces) corn, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (14 to 15 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
- ¼ cup white vinegar, or more to taste
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon pickling spice
- ½ teaspoon mustard seed
- hot pepper sauce, to taste**
- Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4- to 5-Quart.
- Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker. Stir gently to combine.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours.
- Serve warm.
Source: adapted from Slow Cooking All Year 'Round: More than 225 of our favorite recipes for the slow cooker, plus time-saving tricks & tips for everyone's favorite kitchen helper! (affiliate link) by Gooseberry Patch
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
If you like this recipe for slow cooker warm 3 bean salad, you might also like:
- Slow Cooker Baked Beans
- Slow Cooker Creole Style Green Beans
- Slow Cooker Caribbean Black Beans
- Slow Cooker White Beans
Kitchen tools used to make this three bean salad:
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