Three-Bean Macaroni Salad

20 16 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
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16 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

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  • Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding green beans to the boiling water for the last 2 min.; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  • Place macaroni mixture in large bowl. Add remaining beans, peppers and onions; mix lightly.
  • Mix remaining ingredients until blended. Add to macaroni mixture; toss to coat.


Substitute 1 can (19 fl oz/540 mL) no-salt-added chickpeas (garbanzo beans) for the kidney beans.

Make Ahead

This delicious salad can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.


  • 16 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Carbohydrates
  • 1/2 Meat & Alternatives
  • 1/2 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

This colourful salad, which can be part of a healthy eating plan, provides a very high source of fibre per serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 0.3g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 160mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • knottford |

    Followed the directions and the finished product was very bland. Then I even tried adding lemon juice, garlic powder and ground black pepper. Still forgettable and will not make again.