The other day I had a hankering for three-bean salad. This doesn’t really make sense since I’ve never made it before, nor have any of my relatives that I am aware of. And it wasn’t like I was going to a picnic or anything either. It was spring, but the weather had turned cold. Perhaps it was that I wanted something pickle-like to cut the grease of a piece of fried fish I had bought for dinner (don’t ask!). I had flashing images in my mind of those tiny, heavy side-dish bowls you used to get at a real diner with a couple of spoonfuls of three-bean salad in it. Remember those days?
So I quickly found a recipe and adapted it to my own taste (I cut the sugar!) and made it organic. This recipe took all of 10 minutes to make. And though I ate it right away and it was fine, it does get even better after a few hours in the fridge. It must be healthy, too, since everything in it is healthy.
This will make enough for a picnic…or to at least last for a few days and a few meals until everyone is sick of it!
Three-Bean Salad (in 10 Minutes)
- 1 can kidney beans (I used black soy beans which were good too)
- 1 can garbanzo beans
- 1 bag frozen green beans
- 1 purple onion
- 1 red pepper
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- Cook the frozen green beans and drain
- Rinse both cans of kidney and garbanzo beans
- Chop up the onion and the red pepper
- Put them all in a bowl
- In another bowl whisk the vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt and pepper together and then put on top of the beans.
Enjoy! But try not to spill some of the dressing on yourself when you are whisking, like I did, because that smell gets bad after a while.
I maker it with kidney, pinto and garbonzo beans (chick peas), now sugar. Love it!!! Now I’ve got a hankering for it 🙂
why don’t I have the option to print a recipe?
Dear Maria,Iwonder why I don’t have the option to PRINT these RECIPIES.It would be so less tedious to print than hand wright all these wonderful and healthy tips you offer. Thanks so much for listening,Janet
This is easy… I have a MAC so I just highlight the part I want printed, go to the top of my screen and click on edit and click on
‘ copy’, ( hide the pages til I get to my email screen… (the yellow dot between the red and green) . ) When I get to my email page I click on ‘NEW MESSAGE” and the email form comes up.
Fill out the form to myself, and the subject.. Move into the body of the email and then go back up to the EDIT and click on ‘paste’ and it will appear in the letter body. SEND it to yourself and it will appear in your email… then you can print it from there. Hope this helps you!
Your 3 Bean Salad,
I love this salad, but like you I experiment with all kinds of add in’s to make it my own… such as whole kernel corn, frozen peas, 3 shades of chopped peppers . It makes a whopper of salad but seems to be the quickest to go at a reunion, family picnic, and the church suppers… YUM! ( I have even chopped up zucchini and yellow squash at the last minute to stretch it some more)
To PRINT these recipes do the following:
Hi-light the recipe portion you want to print then click the right mouse key and click COPY.
Next click on the computer START menu, click on ALL PROGRAMS, click on ACCESSORIES, then click on WordPad.
Using the right mouse key click PASTE and your copied recipe will appear. On the toolbar click the printer icon and your copied recipe will print. (make sure your printer is turned on)
This is actually easier than it sounds so give it a try.
It would be so much easier if we could just click on a Print option
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