THREE BEAN SALAD

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Three Bean SaladThis three bean salad is a great dish to take to potlucks and you can make it ahead of time. It also keeps well for several days in the refrigerator.  It is so easy to make and goes with just about any main dish you have for a meal.  This recipe could easily be doubled if making for a gathering or large crowd.  It is wonderful for a buffet table or any holiday meal, too. You might also like to check out our recipe for seven layer vegetable salad.

Three bean salad is a wonderful salad to have on hand anytime of the year.

1 (14.25 ounce) can French style green beans, drained

1 (14.5 ounce) can wax beans, drained

1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

1/2 cup green pepper, chopped

1/2 cup onion, chopped

1/2 cup celery, chopped

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup salad oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

3 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Combine beans, green pepper, onion, salt, pepper and celery in a large bowl.  Beat vinegar, sugar, oil and mustard with a whisk.  Pour over salad and chill for several hours or overnight.  Makes about 8 servings.  Enjoy!

(Note:  I have added fresh chopped tomatoes to this salad right before serving)

 
 
Three Bean Salad
 

Three Bean Salad

Super easy recipe!
Prep Time15 mins
3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Three Bean Salad
Servings: 8 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 1 14.25 ounce can French style green beans, drained
  • 1 14.5 ounce can wax beans, drained
  • 1 15 ounce can kidney beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup salad oil 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Instructions

  • Combine beans, green pepper, onion, salt, pepper and celery in a large bowl.  Beat vinegar, sugar, oil and mustard with a whisk.  Pour over salad and chill for several hours or overnight.  Makes about 8 servings.

Notes

I have added fresh chopped tomatoes to this salad right before serving

 
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5 Comments

  1. I’m certain this is the salad my mom used to make when I was a teenager! I’m so excited to make this for my family:)

  2. Linda Sullivan says:

    I have never had a bean salad like this & this recipe truly appeals to me!

  3. Michelle Smith says:

    Have always loved bean salad and haven’t had any for a long time. Will be making this recipe now. I have tried a lot of your recipes and we have loved them all. Thank you for sharing. 🙂

  4. I haven’t had this in forever. Thanks for reminding me of it!

  5. I have always enjoyed three bean salad and think it gets better if made ahead of time.

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