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Three Sisters Salad

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.
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Course: Mains & Sides
Servings: 4


  • 1 15-ounce can low-sodium or no salt added beans such as black, kidney, or garbanzo beans
  • 1 11-ounce can corn with red and green peppers drained or 1 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 Small zucchini chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons Lime juice about 1/2 lime
  • 1 jalapeño seeds removed and finely chopped optional


  • Carefully open can of beans. Drain beans and pour into a medium bowl.
  • Add corn, zucchini, cilantro, lime juice, and jalapeño (optional). Stir to combine.
  • Serve right away or refrigerate for later.


Serving size: 1 cup Total calories: 220 Total fat: 1 g Saturated fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 43 g Protein: 11 g Fiber: 13 g Sodium: 331 mg
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