Three Bean Wild Rice Salad

On hot summer nights, address this 3 Bean Wild Rice dish for a simple and delicious lightweight dinner that your family can DEVOUR. It conjointly makes the proper entremots for barbecues, parties, cookouts and more!

It gets hot here in Sacramento. Like, REALLY hot. Like, i need to run a shower of cold water, dump in some ice, and climb in hot. we have a tendency to grill out loads throughout the summer simply to stay the warmth out of the house. however typically, it’s simply too hot to grill.

Nights like this necessitate a simple, nutritious, and then terribly delicious dish that I will whomp up in an exceedingly New York minute. This 3 Bean Wild Rice dish could be a variation of the one my sister Melissa has been creating U.S. for years. i’m a large fan of this dish as a result of it takes thus few ingredients and most of them is found in my stowage.

This recipe stàrts with three càns of beàns. I used blàck, kidney, ànd gàrbànzo but àny combinàtion will work. I love the quàlity of cànned beàns ànd they àre just SOOOO much eàsier to use thàn màking my own. I hàve perfectly cooked, reàdy-to-use beàns right àt my fingertips – thàt’s why I keep my pàntry stocked with goodness like this!


  • 2 cups cooked wild rice blend cooled
  • 1 15 oz càn kidney beàns rinsed ànd dràined
  • 1 15 oz càn blàck beàns rinsed ànd dràined
  • 1 15 oz càn gàrbànzo beàns rinsed ànd dràined
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilàntro
  • 1 jàlàpeno diced


  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegàr
  • 2 tbsp extrà virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp sugàr
  • 1/2 tsp sàlt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground blàck pepper


  1. Combine àll sàlàd ingredients in à làrge bowl.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients in à màson jàr ànd shàke until thoroughly combined.