South African 3 Bean Salad
South African 3 Bean Salad
This light and bright salad makes the ideal complement to traditional BBQ fare. Serve it alongside your favorite grilled meats for a bracing and fresh counterpoint that’ll have everyone asking for seconds.


  • 1 Onion chopped.
  • 1 tbsp of butter 
  • bell peppers chopped. 
  • 2 baby marrows  
  • 1/2 jalapeno 
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil or cooking oil 
  • 15oz Red kidney beans, 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • 15oz can Baked beans, 1 can
  • 15oz Butter beans, 1 can, drained and rinsed


  • 1 tbsp mild curry powder 
  • 1 tbsp paprika 
  • 1 tbsp six gun 
  • 1 tbsp Italian herbs 
  • Salt & pepper



  • Cut the green beans ends off, cut them in half and wash them.
  • Steam green beans for 6 minutes and set them aside
  • Chop all your vegetables as shown in the video
  • Drain butter beans and red kidney beans
  • In a pot of your choice, heat oil and add 1 chopped onion, add butter and continue to sauté for about 3 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add bell peppers, baby marrows and 1/2 chilli
  • Mix well until well combined. (3minutes or so)
  • Add spices and mix well.
  • Once your veges have cooked through, add all the beans (Butter bean, red kidney beans, baked beans in tomato sauce and green beans.)
  • Add sauces and mix well for a minute. Then remove from the heat. 
  • Transfer into a serving dish and Enjoy!


Note: this serves a lot of people. If you are cooking for a smaller family. Use half of the beans.

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