Three Bean Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Michelle S.

I got this recipe from my friend Hazel. I would NEVER eat three bean salad until I tried this. Now I love it! Time does not include marinade time.

Top Review by Sharon123

This was very tasty three bean salad! I couldn't find wax beans anywhere so I just subbed garbanzo beans. I use olive oil instead of Crisco and used 2/3 cup vinegar, as you recommended! Thanks for a yummy salad!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) can cut green beans
  • 1 (16 ounce) can cut wax beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans
  • 1 small onion, sliced thin
  • 12 green pepper, sliced thin
  • 12 red pepper, sliced thin
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 13 cup Crisco cooking oil
  • salt
  • 23 cup cider vinegar


  1. Rinse kidney beans with warm water, drain.
  2. Drain remaining beans and place them in a large bowl.
  3. Add kidney beans.
  4. Add onion and peppers.
  5. Place remaining ingredients in a small saucepan.
  6. Heat over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  7. Pour over veggies.
  8. Let marinade overnight.
  9. Serve with a slotted spoon.
  10. This keeps well.

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