Three Bean Salad

Number of Servings: 16 (132 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Three Bean Salad

This classic bean salad is the perfect side dish for your summer picnic. Canned beans can be swapped in to make it speedier to prepare, but if you go that route, look for low-sodium or no-salt-added options.


  • 2 Tbsp. plus 1½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ lbs. green beans
  • 1 (1 lb.) bag baby lima beans
  • 1 (10 oz.) package black-eyed peas
  • ¾ cup lemon juice
  • ¾ tsp. pepper
  • 1¼ cups olive oil
  • 1½ bunches large scallions, thinly sliced


  1. Bring a large pot of water and 2 tablespoons salt to a boil. Add green beans and cook until just tender (5-7 minutes). Transfer with a slotted spoon to an ice bath, drain, and pat dry.
  2. Add lima beans and black-eyed peas to boiling water and simmer until tender (16-18 minutes). Drain and pat dry.
  3. While limas and peas simmer, whisk together lemon juice, pepper, remaining 1½ teaspoons salt, oil, and scallions.
  4. Toss green beans, lima beans, and black-eyed peas in the dressing. Serve warm or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

16 servings per container

Serving Size 132 g

Amount per serving
Calories 325
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.5g 23%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1100mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 32%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 18g
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 69.2mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 735mg 15%
Vitamin A 21.4mcg 2%
Vitamin C 12.2mg 15%
Vitamin E 3mg 20%
Vitamin K 57.1mcg 50%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3.4mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 249.9mcg 62%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 3.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 201.9mg 15%
Iodine 0.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 99.9mg 25%
Zinc 1.5mg 10%
Selenium 3.9mcg 8%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.1mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Green Beans, Baby Lima Beans, Black Eyed Peas, Olive Oil, Scallions, Lemon Juice, Salt, Black Pepper.

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