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Hungry Girl's Veggie’n Bean Bowl with Side of Greek Yogurt

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Just because you’re on a diet doesn’t mean you can’t eat large portions of your favorite foods. Hungry Girl’s new book “The Hungry Girl Diet� has recipes that let you keep eating your favorites like the Veggie’n Bean Bowl with Side of Greek Yogurt below.


  • 1 1/2 cups mushrooms, zucchini, and/or cauliflower
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, garbanzo beans/chickpeas, or kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar (balsamic, red wine, white wine, rice, or cider)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • Side: 6 ounces (about 2/3 cup) fat-free Greek yogurt with 1 optional no-calorie sweetener packet
  • Cooking Directions

    Place veggies in a microwave-safe bowl with 2 tablespoons water. Cover and microwave for 3 minutes, or until softened. Drain and blot dry. Alternatively, in a skillet sprayed with nonstick

    spray, cook and stir over medium-high heat until softened, about 5 minutes.

    In a bowl, layer lettuce, beans, and veggies. Drizzle with vinegar, and sprinkle with cheese. Serve yogurt on the side (add sweetener, if you like).

    HG FYI: This meal is also great chilled!

    333 calories, 6.5g fat, 683mg sodium, 38g carbs, 9.5g fiber, 13.5g sugars, 33g protein

    From THE HUNGRY GIRL DIET. Copyright © 2014 by Lisa Lillien, reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Press, LLC.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: mushrooms, zucchini, cauliflower, lettuce, beans, vinegar, feta cheese, greek yogurt

    Course: Salad

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