Colorful Four Bean Salad

Colorful Four Bean Salad

Kathleen White 1

"This is a very tasty and easy bean salad made with four kinds of beans, red onion, and celery in a vinegar dressing. My friend next door gave it to me years ago."


1 d 20 m servings 154 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 416 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the white sugar, vinegar, and vegetable oil. Stir in the celery, green pepper, red onion and pimentos. Pour the green beans, wax beans, lima beans and kidney beans into a colander, and rinse under cold water. Let drain for a few minutes, then stir into the bowl with the rest of the salad. Store in a large jar in the refrigerator, and shake or turn occasionally for 1 day to marinate. If you do not have a sealed container, simply stir the salad every few hours. This keeps for about a week, but will be gone sooner.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I never thought I'd like bean salad! This was great - although I didn't use quite as much sugar (about 1/2 cup) and I used a little more vegetable oil (again, about 1/2 cup). I wonder what it ...

I cut this recipe in half, added carrots, corn, and cucumbers. I also added celery seed to my dressing/ brine, and heated it on the stove to dissolve the sugar so it wasn't granular. My sister...

This is great

I'm glad I tried this salad and it turned out excellent. However, for $4.88 I can buy a big jar of 4 bean salad at Sam's Club - half the cost of the ingredients to make this recipe.

Used black eyed peas, kidney and green beans as I did't have any of the others. Was delicious. Can't wait to make again.

I had to make a few adjustments because I live in Argentina now and the food variety is not as great. I basically just picked 4 different types of beans, whatever I could get. I had to skipe the...

Well ! My husband just couldn't eat it. My 1.5 year old and I could eat a little and now I have the entire amount in the refrigerator. I don't know what to do.

I kinda made it my own.... 1 can of chic peas, 1 can of green beans, 1 can of kidney, 1 can of black, pimentos, can of diced chillis, 1 can of diced tomatoes, jar of artichokes, onion, 1/2 cup o...

AWESOME salad! Having to watch my fats, sodium, and spices so this was a wonderful find. Made it last night and just had some for breakfast! Paired it with a little bow-tie pasta with garlic and...