Marinated Balsamic Bean Salad

Total Time
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 0 mins

This flavorful chilled salad is wonderful year around, but is especially nice during the hot summer afternoons. And it keeps wonderfully well in the fridge! Adapted from a recipe by Cooking Light, 1997. Prep time includes chilling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a colander in the sink, add the corn, green beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, and black beans; rinse them well then let drain.
  2. In a large bowl combine the onion and remaining ingredients and the mixture in the colander and stir to coat.
  3. Transfer to a container with a cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, stirring or shaking occasionally.
  4. Note: also good with yellow wax beans and a bit of black olive added - I omit the corn and substitute the yellow wax beans.
Most Helpful

This was wonderful and very easy to make! I took it to a BBQ and got tons of compliments. It went very nicely with other Italian style side dishes like pesto pasta, mozzarella salad etc.

Shakahari August 06, 2007

wonderful! A quick, easy, healthy, cold salad. Great with garden greens on those hot summer days.

Gardenforhealth August 17, 2005