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Three Bean Salad Recipe

Three Bean Salad

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"We like a buffet with all the family here. We serve a variety of salads. This is also great for summer picnics and cookouts. Keeps well, and serves a lot of people."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Mix together green beans, wax beans, kidney beans, onion, sugar, vinegar, vegetable oil, salt, pepper, and celery seed. Let set in refrigerator for at least 12 hours.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 19, 2005

Very tasty, I used splenda instead of sugar, making it diabetic friendly. I also added 1 can whole kernal corn (drained) 1 can peas, (drained). I choped my onion instead of in rings. I increased the amounts of oil, splenda and vinegar because of adding the extra canned vegetables. We love this salad, goes great with the slow cooker roast beef recipe I have posted here on allrecipes.com. Thanks for the great recipe. One other time I made it, I added chopped celery AND a small jar of pimento's. Really colorful.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 04, 2011

I wasn't fond of this salad. Took it to a Christmas potluck. Maybe just too many other wonderful food items but this one wasn't a hit and I'll never make this version again.

 
Mar 03, 2007

I like this recipe with less sugar. and one of the things I like to add is a can of chick peas, and I always use purple onions.

 
Nov 25, 2008

This is wonderful. I was always looking for a three bean salad recipe with a specific taste and this was it! Other ones leave a vinegar-y taste in your mouth..NOT THIS ONE! **I only used a half a cup of sugar and it was perfect ***UPDATE*** I made a HUGE batch of this for my outdoor wedding and there was none left over. I also bring it to any party where I'm asked to bring a side dish because it seems like everyone loves it **Although it said to refrigerate 12 hours my sister came over about 4 hours after I put it in the fridge. We both ate some (it was still watery of course because I didn't let it sit long) but I strained it and we both agreed it was GOOOOOD **I will bring this salad to EVERY cookout I go to. It was SO easy to put together and the results are comparable to a restaurant! o.k I'll stop now...I just can't say enough!

 
Jun 05, 2003

A good basic bean salad recipe, but way too heavy on the sugar for my taste. I cut the sugar by a 1/4 cup and it was still a bit too sweet.

 
Jun 05, 2003

This salad is one of my families favorites!! I use red wine vinegar instead of reg. It's better the longer you wait to eat it, if you can wait!!

 
Aug 07, 2007

I make this with garbanzo beans added using my grandmother's recipe. This looks about the same, however, I use chopped fresh celery instead of the celery seed and chopped green peppers in it, too. (chopped small) This is something my grandma has taken to every family reunion since I can remember.

 
May 04, 2003

This is a great recipe for three bean salad! Per the recommendation of other reviewers I reduced the amount of sugar, but next time I will use the full amount. I like the salad on the sweet side.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 111 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.9 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 299 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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