Bean Salad


Here is a quick, easy, and healthy bean salad that can be served alone or mixed with greens. You can make this bean salad a few days ahead.  It stores well and is perfect for the upcoming summer BBQ, picnic, or light meal.





  • 3/4 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large green pepper, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 medium red onion, very thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 can (about 15 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (about 15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained


  • Stir the picante sauce, cilantro, vinegar, oil, pepper, onion, kidney beans and pinto beans in a medium bowl.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours, stirring occasionally during chilling time. Garnish with additional cilantro.
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