Black Bean & Cabbage Salad

Tomato-vegetable juice has enough texture to be the basis for an easy low-fat salad dressing. For an extra kick, try the spicy version of tomato-vegetable juice in the dressing.

1/2 cup tomato-vegetable juice
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups packaged coleslaw mixture
1 cup chopped green bell pepper

1 In a large bowl, stir together the tomato-vegetable juice, vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper.
2 Add the beans, coleslaw mixture, and bell pepper, and toss to combine. Makes 4 servings

Makes Makes 4 servings

Per serving: 126 calories, 2.7g total fat (0.4g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 7g dietary fiber, 20g carbohydrate, 6g protein, 408mg sodium.