This Best 3 Bean Salad Recipe is a mix of kidney beans, green beans and garbanzo beans, all tossed in a sweet and sour dressing. A traditional salad that’s easy to make and is the right addition to almost any meal! Prep the onion first. Soak the chopped onion in a small bowl of water to take the edge off the onion whilst you prep the other ingredients.
Quick 3 Bean Salad RecipeCourse: SaladDifficulty: Easy
1 (15 oz) can kidney beans – rinsed and drained
1 (15 oz) can cannellini beans – rinsed and drained
1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans – rinsed and drained
1 cup chopped celery stalks
3/4 cup chopped red onion – soaked in water to take the edge off the onion
1 teaspoon fresh finely chopped rosemary
1 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
- FOR DRESSING
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Make the salad: In a big bowl, combine the 3 various kinds of beans, the celery, onion (drained of soaking water), parsley, and rosemary.
- Make the dressing: In a separate small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, sugar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Add the dressing to the beans. Toss to coat.
- Chill and serve: Cover the bowl and refrigerate the salad for at least 2 hours or up to three days, then serve, to permit the beans to take in the flavour of the dressing. Let come to close to room temperature to serve.