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Healthy Hearty Three-Bean Salad

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make an old standby, Three Bean Salad. It is healthy and delicious and certainly quick and easy to make!
  White vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped red bell pepper/0.5 cup chopped green /0.5 cup chopped red pepper for the two individual 0.25 -cup measures of the two different kinds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cut green beans 14 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Cut wax beans 14 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Dark red kidney beans 14 1⁄2 Ounce, repeated drained and rinsed with water (1 Can)

in a large mixing bowl, combine 1/2 cup vinegar, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup oil, 1/2 cup chopped onion, 1/4 cup chopped green pepper, and 1/4 cup chopped red pepper. Mix well. Drain all 3 cans of beans and add them to the dressing. Stir gently, until all flavors are intermingled. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight. Pour from mixing bowl into a serving bowl. Serve cold. If you put this in a pretty, clear serving bowl, it will look dramatic and tasty! And, remember, it is *very* healthy and slimming!!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Bean, Vegetable
Need something to eat but hate to stand over the stove and cook up something? Try Betty’s lean, mean three-bean salad. These crowd pleasers are the perfect way to complete any meal –holiday or regular. Watch this video, master the recipe, and let this salad be the showstopper of your next gathering.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1555 Calories from Fat 507

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g88.4%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 52.3 mg2.2%

Total Carbohydrates 213 g71.1%

Dietary Fiber 47.1 g188.4%

Sugars 64.9 g

Protein 53 g106.6%

Vitamin A 17.8% Vitamin C 98.7%

Calcium 32.8% Iron 77.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Hearty Three-Bean Salad Recipe Video