Basic Three Bean Salad

An easy meal or side dish that’s literally made of beans, bean, and more beans…. among other things.

3 bean salad

Now that I’ve started my new job, I’ve started thinking more about meal prep and what to bring for lunch. I wanted something quick to make on Sunday nights, something affordable, and something that can easily feed me all week long. This simple three bean salad recipe does exactly that.

Step 1 …
aaaannnddd step 2. It’s that easy.

Time You Need

  • 15 minutes

What You Need

  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained & dried
  • 1 can of red kidney beans, drained & dried
  • 1 can of great northern beans, drained & dried
  • 1 lime (to squeeze over beans)
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 sweet white onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp garlic powder

What You’ll Do

  • Add all three varieties of beans to a large bowl.
  • Then add seasonings, olive oil, garlic, onion, freshly-squeezed lime juice, and vinegar.
  • Mix evenly.
  • Place in a large air-tight container, and enjoy all week long.