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three bean salad

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Dave T.
Cades Cove, TN

The original recipe came from Myra's mom Jean Dials. She use to make this for the annual Stepp Family Reunion, in Inez, KY. Myra introduced me to it at Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg TN and said how much it reminded her of her moms. I was hooked and beg her to fix it every chance I get. Enjoy!!!

(2 ratings)
yield 8 -10
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For three bean salad

  • 14.5oz can
    green beans
  • 14.5oz can
    yellow wax beans
  • 15oz can
    light red kidney beans
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 c
    thin sliced sweet onions
  • 1/2 c
    salad oil
  • 3/4 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 3/4 c
    sugar (splenda can be substituted)
  • 14.5oz can
    garbanzo beans (chick peas)

How To Make three bean salad

  • 1
    Drain and rinse beans with cold water.
  • 2
    Chop peppers and onions. We actually use a mixture of red, green yellow and orange bell peppers
  • 3
    Mix beans, peppers and onions together
  • 4
    Whisk together oil, vinegar, salt, black pepper, and sugar (or Splenda)
  • 5
    Pour over bean mixture and stir gently to coat. Cover tightly and refrigerate over night or for at least a couple of hours. Enjoy!!