A Simple and Healthy Summer Recipe for Seniors

by MichelleR on August 9, 2011

Keeping seniors at home is often about making sure they eat well and stay hydrated. Home Instead Senior Care cooking under pressure program can help. The recipe being posted here today is a simple and healthy summer recipe which is quite a necessary thing for seniors. For more information Check this nutrition tips and recipes for seniors under pressure.

Here is a fun recipe from Home Instead Senior Care Mountain View:

1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, drained
1 (15.5 oz) can black-eyed peas, drained
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, drained
2 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1/4 green bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped pickled jalapeno peppers
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 cup italian salad dressing
3/4 cup chopped cilantro

Directions – Mix beans, peas, tomatoes, corn, onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno peppers in a large bowl. Season with garlic salt. Add dressing and cilantro, toss to coat. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until ready to serve.

Nutritional information per serving
calories: 233……….sodium: 1255 mg
total fat: 9.1g……….fiber: 7.8 g
cholesterol: 0mg…..protein: 7.9 g

Enjoy this tasty dish which will be quite healthy for seniors during summer time and moreover, it will be simple recipe as well. Liked the recipe? Did you cook it for yourself or for anyone? Would not you want to share your experience with this recipes? Have an opinion to make it better or a tip for a new recipe? Feel free to share it with us by commenting below and don’t forget to share this recipe with others. Thank you!


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