Grandmas Best 4 Bean Salad

Prep Time
Cook Time
12h 15m
Ready In

"Not too sweet, not too sour, just right in my family's opinion. This is a make ahead salad as it needs to sit overnight for tastes to meld."

Original is 10-12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (208.5 g)
  • Calories 273.3
  • Total Fat - 3.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 234.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 50.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 14.7 g
  • Sugars - 19.6 g
  • Protein - 12.8 g
  • Calcium - 115.3 mg
  • Iron - 5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 17 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a large salad bowl, combine all of the beans, green pepper and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Pour over bean mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight, stirring several times. Cook time is for overnight chilling in fridge.


No special items needed.

4 Reviews


We loved this with our ribs! So easy to make and delicious to boot!


review by:
(6 Mar 2021)


This is a great salad and one we enjoy very much. Especially with meats from the grill or smoker. It's easy to prepare, and that scores high with me!


review by:
(27 Oct 2020)


I made this for the 4th of July and it was excellent with our burgers off the grill and a few other sides!


review by:
(9 Jul 2020)


Just as I always remember an old favorite 4 bean salad. Very nice recipe that will be repeated many times not just over the Summer


review by:
(8 Aug 2017)

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