Colorful, Tasty and Healthy Mixed Bean Salad

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Mixed Bean Salad
Mixed Bean Salad

This mixed bean salad travels well so it is perfect to take to a picnic or a potluck, and the vegetarians in the crowd will love you for it. I took it to a neighborhood potluck supper and people still rave about how good it was. As a big bonus, it is super easy to put together!

Preparation time:15 minutes
Makes 4 servings

What You Need

Mixed Bean Salad ingredients
Salad ingredients


2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp sun dried tomato pesto
1 can (19 oz) mixed beans, drained and rinsed
2 stalks celery,diced
1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
1 large orange pepper, diced
½ cup green onions or chives, finely sliced
½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
Cracked black pepper to taste

Pots and Utensils

Mixing Bowl

How To Put It Together

The finished salad is very colorful
The finished salad is very colorful

1. Whisk vinegar and oil together and add garlic.

2. Toss together the beans, celery, tomatoes, pepper, chives, parsley and add the sundried tomatoes. Add a little fresh ground black pepper.

3. Add the vinegar and oil dressing and toss well.

4. Refrigerate overnight if desired.

Mixed Bean Salad
Mixed Bean Salad

Serve as a side dish.

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