Ham and Bean Salad (Take-to-Work)

Points® value

Meal Items

uncooked Canadian bacon

2 slice(s), (browned and cut into small pieces)

canned pinto beans

½ cup(s), (drained and rinsed)


1 rib(s), (diced)


1 medium, (chopped; green part only)

cherry tomatoes

4 medium, (quartered)

fat free balsamic vinaigrette dressing

2 Tbsp, (or similar product)

dried thyme

¼ tsp, (crushed; optional)

black pepper

¼ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp


Place bacon, beans, celery, scallion and tomatoes in a small salad bowl. Combine dressing, thyme, salt and pepper in a cup and stir well; pour over salad and toss to coat. (SHOPPING TIP: Minimize produce waste. If you only plan to use 1 chopped celery stalk or a few cherry tomatoes, buy that exact amount from your supermarket salad bar.)