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Marinated Three Bean Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

8 servings

Fresh herbs and cayenne pepper provide the fantastic flavor in this marinated salad featuring fresh veggies and canned beans. —Carol Tucker, Wooster, Ohio
Marinated Three Bean Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/3 cup each chopped green, sweet red and yellow pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the beans, tomato, onion, celery and peppers. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients; gently stir into bean mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 184 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 452mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 8g fiber), 8g protein.

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