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Overhead view of three bean salad in a serving bowl

Favorite Three Bean Salad

  • Author: Country Cleaver
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Chill Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


This favorite Three Bean Salad is one you can take to any event, picnic or family reunion this summer! It’s enjoyed by everyone, and uses freshly blanched green beans for that summer crispness!


  • 1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 2 cups Green Beans, freshly blanched if possible or 1 can cut green beans
  • 1 can, 15.5 can Garbonzo Beans, rinsed
  • 1 can, 15.5 can Kidney Beans, rinsed
  • 1 large Shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Whisk together sugar, oil, salt, pepper, garlic and shallots. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl stir together green beans, Garbonzo beans, and kidney beans. Pour the sauce over the top and fold together to combine until all vegetables are coated in sauce.
  3. Cover and place in the fridge to chill and allow the flavors to meld. Serve cold and stir before serving.