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Three Bean Salad Recipe

Three Bean Salad is ultimate classic potluck food! With it's simple ingredients and great flavor, this easy side dish recipe is perfect to bring to a party or just for a weeknight dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Resting Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 15 ounces kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces green beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces wax beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 small red onion sliced thin


  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • In a small bowl or mason jar, whisk together the sugar, olive oil, vinegars, salt, and pepper until the sugar completely dissolves.
  • Combine the beans in a medium bowl with the red onion. Pour the dressing over it and toss to combine. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.


Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 3mg