21 Reviews

I made this for the crowd at work. I doubled the recipe and it was enough for 20 people. Everybody loved it!!

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Granmama April 16, 2003

I love this recipe, I add chickpeas too it also but sometimes leave out the green pepper if I don't have it. It still tastes fabulous!

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Jo Clamp July 21, 2004

I was very frustrated at having lost my Three Bean Salad recipe and decided to look through Zaar to see if I could find something similar. Well, this is it. I will also add garbanzo beans, and sometimes leave out the green pepper, but it is the dressing that makes it so good. You are right, the red wine vinegar is what makes all the difference. This is the best stuff. I would often have just a big bowl of this with some crusty bread for a meal. Thank you for posting this recipe here. It made my day to find it again.

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Charmed March 30, 2004

I consider my father's approval very hard to win-this got his attention! He said to me "I always pass this salad by when I'm at a salad bar, I guess I don't know why". I told him to try some and he LOVED IT! Asked me for three days if "I still had some of that salad around?". The only hint I'd give is-Buy high quality beans!

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mostrah November 03, 2003

I have always liked 3-bean salad, but over the years I've just forgotten about it until I saw this recipe. I made it tonight along with pork chops and potatoes, grilled, and what an incredible meal it made! I couldn't wait for the beans to marinate and I picked at it all day long (it called me from the refrigerator). Lucky I had enough for supper when my DH got home! EXCELLENT!

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wildhorse April 16, 2004

This recipe calls for all the ingredients that I love. I made this salad for my husband's summer birthday party and it was a crowd pleaser. I will keep this recipe right with my most used recipes and will make it again and again over the years.

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Nick and Helen July 01, 2003

This has become my husbands favorite... Thanks

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shannan P. October 07, 2012

I also used Splenda sweetner instead of sugar and white vinegar instead of red wine vinegar. Passed it on to a friend and they used a splash of Italian salad dressing and said it was tasty both ways.

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foodnut73 May 08, 2011

I hate giving such low rating but I'm sorry that we did not like the dressing at all. I had to throw the whole batch out, so sorry I will not be making it again.

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K's May 15, 2008

Pretty good, thanks!

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kaec September 13, 2007
Three Bean Salad