Amish Three Bean Salad
Looking for a quick and delicious salad recipe perfect for summer, picnics, and potlucks? This simple Amish Three Bean Salad is light, and refreshing, and will take less than 10 minutes to prepare!
A great addition to any picnic spread or for a quick on-the-go meal with easy-to-find pantry ingredients. Who doesn't love a simple bean salad? This recipe is also vegetarian and vegan-friendly, the perfect dish for everyone!
What is Amish Three Bean Salad?
Amish Three Bean Salad is a traditional Amish salad consisting of three different beans, kidney, green, and wax beans. In addition to the three beans, we add red onion and green pepper for freshness and crunch.
This Amish bean salad is dressed with vinegar, oil, and sugar making for a delicious sweet-and-sour blend. It is protein-rich and budget friendly making for a quick and easy-to-put-together salad perfect for any occasion.
Feel free to mix and add your favorite ingredients or different beans. Garbanzo and cannellini beans also go great with this combination.
How do you make Amish Three Bean Salad?
Amish Three Bean Salad is easily prepared within minutes. Just combine beans, onion, and pepper with dressing and let sit overnight before serving. Keep refrigerated for 3-5 days and enjoy with a myriad of main and side dishes.
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Amish Three Bean Salad
The light and refreshing Amish Three Bean Salad can be made with easy to find pantry staples like can green beans, wax beans, and kidney beans. Prepare in less than 10 minutes!
1 15 oz can green beans, drained
1 15 oz can wax beans, drained
1 15 oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1/2 c. vinegar
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp salt
Drain wax, green, and kidney beans then combine with bell pepper and onion. Set aside.
Mix sugar, oil, vinegar, pepper, and salt.
Combine dressing with three beans, onion, and bell pepper. Refrigerate overnight before serving.
- Instead of using canned green and wax beans, try using fresh ones for more vibrant colors and texture.
- Try switching sugar for honey or any natural sweetener.
- Cannellini or garbanzo beans are also a great addition to this salad if you can't find all ingredients.
- Try adding your favorite spices and herbs. Upon serving, add fresh parsley or rosemary for extra flavor.
- Make sure to chill for several hours before serving to flavor the beans with the dressing.
How to store Amish Three Bean Salad?
Store Amish Three Bean Salad in an airtight container for up to 3-5 days.