This Three Bean Salad is made with 3 different beans for taste and texture. Super easy too, made with the most amazing oil free salad dressing. Once you’ve tried it you can be sure this will be a family favorite, even the pickiest kids will agree. An under 15 minute meal and no one would ever guess it is vegan.
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Be sure this Three Bean Salad is better than any other classic three bean salad recipe you’ve tried before. It is hearty, satisfying, budget friendly, filling, fresh, homemade, easy and delicious on it’s own or to complete any meal.
What’s in this oil free salad dressing
I used the dressing from my Citrus Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad. It takes this salad to another level and keeps it at the same time so refreshing and yummy.
If you prepare it in advance, its flavors will be even better.
And all you need to make it is just:
- Orange juice
- Lemon juice
- Maple syrup
What you need for this Three Bean Salad recipe
- Green beans
- Cannellini beans
- Kidney beans
- 1 small bunch scallions chopped
- Oil free dressing prepared
Optional add ons:
- tomatoes, chopped
- smoked paprika
- chili powder
How to make Three Bean Salad
Preparation is straight forward and so simple:
In a large bowl, combine all beans (kidney beans, cannellini beans, and green beans). Add minced garlic and scallions.
Finally add the optional tomatoes, smoked paprika and chili powder if you like. Otherwise skip, mix well with the dressing. Server on plates or in bowls.
As I mentioned before, this salad is delicious plain, but you can serve it also with pasta, quinoa, rice – even potatoes are delicious.
You see that this three bean salad canned is so delicious and fast for dinner, lunch, meal prep to make in advance.
You can prepare at least 1 week before and store it in an air tight container with a lid on it. Pro tip: Make big batches (like double or triple) to eat during the week.
Best tip for potlucks
Put your Three Bean Salad in a jar. Not only for aesthetic reasons!
It is so amazingly practical for potlucks and get-togethers – makes it so portable.
Trust me, if you serve it this way, it is so much fun to eat.
Don’t forget to take a picture.
- 14 oz green beans
- 14 oz kidney beans
- 14 oz Cannellini beans
- 5 scallions
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 batch Citrus Dressing from my Citrus Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad
Optional add ons:
- 2 tomatoes, chopped
- 2 tsp smoked paprika
- 2 tsp chili powder
- parsley for garnish
- In a large bowl, combine all beans (kidney beans, cannellini beans, and green beans). Add minced garlic and scallions.
- Finally add the optional tomatoes, smoked paprika and chili powder if you like. Otherwise skip, mix well with the dressing. Server on plates or in bowls.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 2 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 261Total Fat: 1.2gSaturated Fat: 0.2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0.7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 285mgCarbohydrates: 52.7gFiber: 13.8gSugar: 11.9gProtein: 15.4g