Best 3 Bean Salad Recipe

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 Recipe

Recipe by annCourse: SaladDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Chill time

2

hours 
Calories

129

kcal

Ingredients

  • 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

instructions

  • 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.

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