Marinated Three-Bean Salad

This zesty recipe offers bold flavors and three different kinds of beans!


  • 1 8.5-ounce can lima beans
  • 1 8-ounce can green beans
  • 1 8-ounce can red kidney beans
  • 1 onion (medium, thinly sliced and separated into two rings)
  • 1/2 bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 bottle of fat-free Italian salad dressing (about 8-ounces)


  1. Wash hands and cooking area.
  2. Drain the canned beans.
  3. Peel, slice the onion and separate into rings.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the lima beans, green beans, kidney beans, onion rings, and bell pepper.
  5. Pour the Italian dressing over the vegetables, and toss lightly.
  6. Cover the bowl and marinate in the refrigerator for at least one hour. The salad can be left in the refrigerator over night.
  7. Drain before serving.

 Cut Down on Choking:

This dish is not recommended for kids under the age of 4. The whole beans and green beans are choking hazards.