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Cold Green Bean Salad

Rated as 4.04 out of 5 Stars

"This is so simple the prep time is next to nothing. My mother served this with rare roast beef sandwiches on Sunday nights."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 184
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Place beans in a serving dish. Toss with onions and salad dressing. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 184 calories; 15.7 10.6 1.2 0 1213 Full nutrition

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I like to make 3 Bean Salad often in the Summer, picnic, months. I made this salad one day when I didn't have the wax beans and kidney beans. It really is very simple. While very tasty I think I...

Most helpful critical review

Changed the servings to 24 for a party--then accidentally got French cut green beans--6 cans of beans only required 1 bottle(16oz) of Italian dressing--Holy cow! Any more would have been pucker-...

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I like to make 3 Bean Salad often in the Summer, picnic, months. I made this salad one day when I didn't have the wax beans and kidney beans. It really is very simple. While very tasty I think I...

I used this for a camping meal for 100 people. Drain the canned beans really well, I put the cans of beans open end down in the sink while slicing the onions. We also let it marinate overnight...

I must admit, I was totally skeptical of such a simple recipe that didn't seem to make any sense. I made it for our recent office St Pat's party and it was a hit! This is a great summer salad th...

Rinse cans of green beans, always. It really makes a better difference in the taste! Takes the can taste out.

So simple, quick and GOOD!! My oh-so-picky boyfriend had 3 helpings! I did only use half a bottle of dressing, it seemed like plenty. Will definitely make again and again and again!!!

You'll like it even better if you add: - 1 tablespoon of sugar to the Italian dressing, and - 1 can of sliced water chestnuts. The additions turn it into a 5-star recipe, in my opinion. I also m...

It was a bit hit at the family reunion. I used a can of regular green bean and a can of wax beans for a bit more color. I also substituted Newman's Own Low Fat Sesame Ginger Dressing.

I made this recipe for Thanksgiving and it was a big success. It tasted fantastic and was so easy to make.

I LOVE this salad. I even make this just to take for lunch.