Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad


"This recipe was given to me by a vegan friend I had in college. It is the best bean salad I have ever tasted, and I love it because you can experiment with the ingredients and still have a mouth-watering side dish. I hope you like it!"


2 h 15 m servings 170 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 310 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a bowl, gently mix the garbanzo beans, kidney beans, green beans, green onions, and celery. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, honey, mustard, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Pour dressing over the salad, and toss gently to coat. Cover, refrigerate at least 2 hours, and gently toss before serving.
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  1. 186 Ratings


When I first made this recipe, my husband and I didn't like it too much. But something told us to try again, and it was a huge success. Here's how we made a recipe that we liked (and so did our ...

This is the best bean salad recipe I've tried in a very long time. I made a couple of substitutions - I used 2 Tbsp. of red onion for crunch instead of celery and then omitted the onion powder....

I would rate this 6 stars = "can it get any better?" This recipe is definitely a "keeper" I made this yesterday with a few changes and got rave reviews from my friends. Substituted lima for g...

A very good bean salad. Many are too strong and pickle-y, but the dressing in this one is just right!

This is an excellent bean salad! Followed the recipe exactly except used olive oil instead of vegetable oil and omitted the onion powder. Usually bean salad is too sweet for me but this was gr...

I've tried almost every 5 star three bean salad recipe on this sight, I wish I'd started with this recipe because it is the BEST ! I omitted the cayanne pepper for the kids, this salad is not t...

Very tasty dressing to this salad. I added cilantro, radishes, and green pepper. I also used fresh green beans instead of canned for added freshness and crunch. I made this salad for 2 separate ...

I was looking for a bean salad and I found it! This is great and the dressing is wonderful. However, I did add 1 large clove garlic to the dressing, skipped the garlic and onion powders as I ad...

1 stalk of celery is way too much for this recipe. I used only 1 rib the second time I made this, which was a lot better.