Five Bean Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette is a fresh, easy side dish for all those summer cookoutsI It is perfect to pair with chicken or steaks and it’s a great alternative to fries or chips with burgers too.
Now that the warmer weather is here I’m dreaming about grilling steaks, burgers and chicken. More importantly I’m dreaming about the side dishes I want to make to go with all my grilled favorites.
This Five Bean Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette is perfect for anything you make on the grill. It goes beautifully with chicken, steak and even burgers. Heck we even love it with sandwiches.
How to make Five Bean Salad:
You will need:
- Green Beans
- Garbanzo Beans
- Cannellini Beans
- Pinto Beans
- Dark Red Kidney Beans
- Whole Kernel Corn
- Red Onion
- White Wine Vinegar
- Olive Oil
- Salt and Pepper
White Wine Vinegar is usually found it on the aisle with the regular white vinegar. This version has a slightly sweet flavor. If you can’t find white wine you can exchange it for Red Wine Vinegar which is more common. This is a 1:1 exchange both have similar flavors the red is slightly bolder.
Begin with dicing a cup of red onion the set it aside.
Next open each of the cans of beans and the corn and pour them into a colander and rinse. I’ve written about why it is best to rinse canned beans in this post for Easy Red Beans and Rice.
After you’ve drained and rinsed the beans and it’s time to make the vignette. I recommend using a large bowl so you don’t have to worry about making a mess while you stir all the beans around.
In bowl combine olive oil with the white wine vinegar and a little sugar. Then stir until the sugar is dissolved.
Next transfer the beans, corn and onion into he vinaigrette and toss until well coated.
Refrigerate for and hour before serving. This salad is best served chilled.
Can I make Five Bean Salad in advance?
Yes! You can totally make this salad in advance. I think this salad is best served fresh so I don’t recommend making it more than 24 hours in advance.
How long will bean salad last?
Stored in an air tight container bean salad will remain fresh for 3-5 days in your refrigerator.
Happy Cooking Y’all!
Five Bean Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette
Looking for a fresh, easy side dish for all those summer cookouts? I've got you covered with this Five Bean Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette. Perfect for chicken or steaks but it's a great alternative to fries or chips with burgers too.
- 1 15 oz can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 15 oz can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 15 oz can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 15 oz can green beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 15 oz can whole kernel corn, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup red onion minced
- 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
- 1/3 cup sugar
- salt and pepper to taste
Drain each can of beans and the corn and rinse
In a large bowl combine the olive oil. white wine vinegar and sugar stirring until sugar is dissolved
Transfer the beans, corn and onion into the bowl and season with salt and pepper. Then toss until well coated in the vignette
Refrigerate in an air tight container for an hour to three days