1. 1 can cut beans, yellow
  2. 1 can cut beans, green
  3. 1 can kidney beans
  4. 1 can garbanzo beans
  5. ½ cup green bell pepper, finely diced
  6. ½ cup red bell pepper, finely diced
  7. ½ cup celery, finely diced
  8. ¼ cup parsley, minced (opt)
  9. ½ cup onions, finely diced
  10. 1/3 cup lemon juice
  11. 3 Tbs olive oil
  12. 1 Italian salad dressing packet (optional, can replace with ½ tsp salt)


  1. Drain and rinse beans
  2. Mix first 9 ingredients
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together lemon juice, olive oil, and salad dressing packet
  4. Add dressing to bean mixture and mix thoroughly
  5. Marinate in refrigerator a couple of hours before serving
  6. Tips: use 1 ½ cup measurements of home-cooked beans in place of the canned beans; add or substitute your favorite fresh vegetables to vegetables listed; use 1 jar fat free Italian dressing in place of lemon juice, olive oil, and dressing packet

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