Easy Bean Salad

Easy Bean Salad


"An easy, delicious cold bean salad. A big hit at barbeques and football parties! Use any 3-bean combination. Red beans are also really nice in this salad!"


10 m servings 106 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 106 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 20g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 434 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, toss together the black beans, garbanzo beans, cannellini beans, water chestnuts, salsa, and dressing. Season with garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Cover, and chill until serving.
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  1. 20 Ratings


A great explosion of flavor combination. This is an excellent bean salad. I used kidney beans, green beans and garbanzo beans. I added slivered almonds, as another reviewer recommended. Usin...

Since this recipe invited you to try different beans I made a typical 3 bean salad with kidney, wax, green and garbanzo beans. I added a little onion and left out the water chestnuts. The unusua...

Great and tasty recipe. Substitue an Italian dressing in liew of the French. Interesting and tasty!

I made some variations on this salad, such as adding more beans, using a tomato sauce instead of and/or in addition to salsa. Adding some slivered almonds makes it crunchy and even more nutritio...

Great recipe. I didn't have any French dressing so I used Honey Dijon instead and it turned out great.

Really quick. Taste will vary considerably by the type of salsa that you use.

I have made this recipe many times - it is SO easy and always a crowd pleaser. I've tried all sorts of different salad dressings depending on what I have around, and they all work and add some v...

Mmmm...healthy AND yummy. I just made this for a huge bbq get together. Most of the little kids even seemed to like it. I used black beans, kidney beans, chickpeas, and decided to add a can of c...

Well I needed something quick for tomorrow's lunch and decided to make a bean medly salad. I came across this unique recipe of the salsa and french dressing and decided to try it. I used a can...