Marinated Balsamic Bean Salad

READY IN: 4hrs
Recipe by Julesong

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.

Top Review by Shakahari

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.

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.

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