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Butter Bean Salad Recipe

Butter Bean Salad Recipe

This is a nice summery side that uses flavorful olive oil and tastes fresh, even though it uses canned beans. It’s sure to perk up any picnic spread. Sandra Jackson - Mobile, AL
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the beans, peppers, onion and garlic. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over bean mixture and toss to coat. Chill until serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 147 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat

Reviews for Butter Bean Salad

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Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

"I made this for dinner tonight. The flavors needed some adjustment. Vinegar and lemon juice were a bit much for my taste. I added a packet of Splenda. Next time I will eliminate the vinegar. Otherwise this was very good."

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2011

"Love it! Could not find Lima beans and was good with only butter beans."

Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

"Love it, good for you and good tasting!"

Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

"Love it, good for you and good tasting!"

Reviewed Oct. 10, 2009

"Excellent Salad, lots of flavor, easy to make! I didn't change a thing and it was awesome."

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2009

"I just love the flavor!! my husband is a bean eater, and the left overs even went fast!

Great summer dish!"

Reviewed Jul. 22, 2009

"I made this for the first time and I love it. Not only is it easy to prepare but it has a wonderful flavor."

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