5 bean salad in a bowl
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5-Bean Salad Recipe

A bowl-full of wholesome goodness!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 people


  • 2 cups boiled black beans
  • 2 cups pinto beans
  • 2 cups white beans
  • 2 cups red kidney beans
  • 2 cups chickpeas or garbanzo beans
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels steamed
  • 1/2 cup red onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsely finely chopped
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt as per taste
  • paprika powder as per taste


  • To begin with, first, drain and rinse the beans under running water in case you are using canned beans. If you are using dried beans, boil and then drain them.
  • Combine the beans, corn kernels, onions, and parsley in a large mixing bowl. Zest the lemon directly over the salad.
  • Whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and paprika in a small bowl and pour over the salad.
  • Now toss the salad to combine and chill in the refrigerator for 30-40 mins before serving.
  • Enjoy the delicious and wholesome salad, which can be consumed for 3-4 days if refrigerated.
    5 bean salad in a bowl


With the season slowly changing to winter, you can also add warm oven roasted vegetables. You can check the link given alongside for the recipe. (https://www.myweekendkitchen.in/lentil-salad-roasted-vegetables/).