Easy 5 Minute Vegan 3 Bean Marinated Salad

5 minute vegan 3-bean salad

This simple, summery, tex-mex bean salad is so simple! It’s vegan, full of color, flavor, and fiber, and comes together in 5 minutes or less.

What could be better?

Add any additional vegetables or seasonings that you’d like. Fresh tomato or cilantro would be excellent!

This recipe makes 4 servings. Enjoy!


1 can each black beans, kidney beans, and garbanzo beans, drained & rinsed

1/2 bell pepper, deseeded & diced

1/2 onion, diced

Other veggies, optional!


1/4 cup olive oil

2 tbsp lime juice

Salt & Pepper and spices to taste (measure with your heart!)

What to do:

Add salad ingredients to one bowl and stir. In a separate bowl, combine the dressing ingredients and whisk vigorously to combine.

Pour dressing over salad and stir to combine.

Eat immediately or cover and chill in the fridge for up to one week!

Minnesota-based grad student, future RD, educator, content creator, and mac and cheese expert! Natalie is currently a Masters of Public Health student and dietetic intern at the University of Minnesota, and is on-track to becoming a registered dietitian-nutritionist. She earned her bachelor's degree in Dietetics in 2019 from St. Catherine University.

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