Old Fashioned Bean Salad Recipe

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Vicki Published: December 14, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Old Fashioned Bean Salad

Put together a quick side with this bean salad recipe, with four kinds of beans and onions dressed in a sweet vinaigrette made with a dash of celery seeds.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 3 minutes
Total: 8 minutes



  • 14ozgreen beans
  • 14ozyellow beans
  • 14ozred kidney beans
  • 14ozlima beans
  • ½cupgreen pepper,thinly sliced
  • ¾cupwhite onion,thinly sliced
  • ¾cupcelery,chopped

For Dressing:

  • ½cupwhite vinegar
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • cupwhite sugar
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tsppepper
  • 1tspcelery seeds


  1. Drain all of the beans well. Combine beans, green pepper, celery, and onion in a bowl.

  2. Heat all dressing ingredients in a small saucepan until sugar is dissolved and the mixture is hot.

  3. Pour the hot dressing mixture over the beans and toss to coat. Refrigerate overnight.


  • Calories: 303.84kcal
  • Fat: 10.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.77g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.27g
  • Fiber: 9.09g
  • Sugar: 14.01g
  • Protein: 11.17g
  • Sodium: 210.61mg
  • Calcium: 72.92mg
  • Potassium: 789.13mg
  • Iron: 4.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 19.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.61mg
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