Three Bean Salad II

Three Bean Salad II


"This recipe is from the 1920's. It was my sister in law's great grandmother's. I have tried many, but keep coming back to this one. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does!"


1 h 30 m servings 443 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 443 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 100.1g
  • 32%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1332 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, stir together the sugar, cornstarch, salt, mustard, water and vinegar. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the green beans, wax beans, kidney beans, onion and green pepper. Pour the cooled dressing over all and toss to coat. Best if marinated for at least an hour before serving. Yummy!
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  1. 44 Ratings


This recipe couldn't be easier and is delicious! The only suggestion I have is to make it the day before to let the flavors really develop. This is one salad that only gets better with a littl...

I took a chance and made this for a family meal, I even doubled it. Unfortunately, it wasn't well received. After tasting it, my 4 year old said, "do I have to eat the beans, I don't like them."...

I have always been scared of three bean salad- NO MORE! I make lunch for 40 people at work each week- this website is so valuable to me. Requested this week was three bean salad. This was EA...

This was excellent. Just the right amount of tang and sweet. I used Great Northern Beans instead of wax beans. My one year old loved it!

This is a very good basic 3-bean salad. I, too, cut the sauce in half and it wasjust fine. It does taste better after marinating overnight.

Excellent recipe that tastes better and better the longer it marinates. My husband and I both really enjoyed it.

If you want fast and tasty...this is it! I have made this over and over again and the kids love it!

excellent and fat free, too

Easy, quick and so good! Although I think I had enough dressing for about two batches and just used 6 cans of beans instead.