Three Bean Salad

March 10, 2022

A classic side for generations, three bean salad recipes often call for equal amounts of sugar, oil, and vinegar. This recipe uses Stuart's Spices Salad Seasoning to pump up the flavor, so much so that you can cut the sugar by two-thirds!


  • 2½ tbsp sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • ½ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp Stuart's Spices Salad Seasoning
  • 1 lb wax beans, cut to 2-inch lengths
  • 1 lb of green beans, cut to 2-inch lengths
  • 1 can red kidney beans

*Optional: Instead of the sugar and salt, add 1 tsp Corn on the Cob seasoning for a refreshing bite!


  1. In a large bowl, stir the sugar, oil, vinegar, red onion, salt, and Salad Seasoning together
  2. Steam or blanch the green and wax beans for 5 minutes (If using frozen beans, skip the steaming)
  3. Rinse in cold water to stop cooking
  4. Open the can of kidney beans and rinse them
  5. Toss the beans into the dressing mix and coat evenly
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving to blend the flavors


Instead of the three traditional beans in this recipe, you can substitute or add garbanzo beans, white beans, or even corn.

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