Hellman's Italian Bean Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by TasteTester

I found this recipe many years ago on the back label of a Hellman's mayo jar stating that it was one of their most popular salads. It's a little twist on the usual Italian bean salad and I make it often during the summer. Preparation time does not include overnight chilling.

Top Review by kjane

Full of flavor and very easy. Just what I was looking for. Even better the next day!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (6 ounce) envelope Italian salad dressing mix, such as Good Seasons
  • 14 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 (9 ounce) package frozen Italian cut green beans, cooked until crisp-tender and drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 (7 ounce) can pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 12 cup mayonnaise


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together dressing mix and vinegar.
  2. Add next 5 ingredients; toss to coat well. Cover and chill overnight. Just before serving, toss salad with mayonnaise.

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