Three Bean Salad With Sweet and Sour Apricot Dressing

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is as lovely to look at as it is to eat. Serve this for a light lunch, supper, or a wonderful starter.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup apricot preserves (I like Smuckers)
  • 14 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup green beans, cut into 2 inch pieces (cooked fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup yellow wax bean, cut into 2 inch pieces (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper


  1. Combine apricot preserves, vinegar, and celery seed in medium salad bowl.
  2. Add the kidney beans, green and yellow beans, and onion; toss well to combine.
  3. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.


Most Helpful

I made this years ago and just found the recipe posted here. It is excellent.

Kana February 04, 2008

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