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Three Sisters Salad

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Photo of prepared Three Sisters Salad
Photo attribution: Carrie Adair
Ready In: 15 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarian

The "three sisters" are corn, beans, and squash (like zucchini). Native Americans planted them together in the garden because they help each other grow. The "three sisters" also work together to give your body a nutritious meal.

What you'll need

Can opener
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Measuring spoons
Medium bowl
Mixing utensil


Serves 4
15 ounces Beans such as black, kidney, or garbanzo beans, no salt added
11 ounces Corn with red and green peppers, drained or 1 cup Corn Fresh or frozen, thawed
1 Zucchini chopped
1 tablespoon Cilantro chopped
2 tablespoons Lime Juice about 1/2 lime
1 Jalapeño Pepper seeds removed and finely chopped (optional)



Step 1 picture
Carefully open can of beans. Drain beans and pour into a medium bowl.


Step 2 picture
Add corn, zucchini, cilantro, lime juice, and jalapeño (optional).


Step 3 picture
Stir to combine. Serve right away or refrigerate for later.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 220
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g1%
Sodium 331 mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 43 g16%
Dietary Fiber 13 g46%
Protein 11 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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