3 Bean Salad-The 1960's Original Recipe

3 Bean Salad-the 1960's Original Recipe

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Gena S


This was a big hit when I was growing up. I think KFC started having such a salad, so all my mom's friends went in search of a recipe for it. So this was served at every fish fry, or get together. I remember my mom saying it was better to fix 1 or 2 days ahead because the flavors blend more and more....getting better and better.


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1 can(s)
cut green beans
1 can(s)
yellow wax beans
1 can(s)
kidney beans
1 c
celery, finely chopped
green pepper, finely chopped
yellow onion (or any onion of your choice), finely chopped
3/4 c
1/2 c
1/2 c
salad oil
salt & pepper to taste

How to Make 3 Bean Salad-The 1960's Original Recipe


  • 1Mix in a bowl all the beans (drained), and vegetables.
  • 2In a separate small bowl mix the sugar, vinegar, salad oil, salt & pepper. Blend well.
  • 3Pour & combine the oil and vinegar marinade over the bean/vegetable mix and let sit, covered in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours.


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Course/Dish: Other Salads

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