Recipes and Cooking Light Three-Bean Salad 3.7 (6) This version of three-bean salad gets a light coating of simple dressing, keeping it light and healthy. The recipe can be tossed together in 15 minutes. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup loose-pack frozen cut green beans or lima beans 1 15-16 ounce can cut wax beans, black beans, or chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained ½ 15 ounce can low-sodium red kidney beans, rinsed and drained ½ cup chopped red or green sweet pepper ⅓ cup chopped red onion (1 small) ¼ cup cider vinegar or white vinegar 2 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoon salad oil ½ teaspoon celery seeds ½ teaspoon dry mustard 1 clove garlic, minced Directions Cook frozen beans according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine wax beans, red kidney beans, sweet pepper, and onion. Add green beans. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine the vinegar, sugar, salad oil, celery seeds, dry mustard, and garlic. Cover and shake well. Pour over vegetables; stir lightly. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve with a slotted spoon. Makes 6 side-dish servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 107 Calories 5g Fat 16g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 107 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 148mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 5g Protein 3g Vitamin C 24.8mg 124% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 219mg 5% Folate, total 20.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.