I adapted this recipe from Cheap. Fast. Good. by Beverly Mills and Alicia Ross. It is listed as one of their "Super Cheap" meals. This came together pretty quickly and I would say since I purchased 2 of the beans for around $.49 per can at Aldi and the corn and white beans were in my pantry. If I was a betting woman, I would say this is a meal served for under $2.50, if you play your cards right. It made a lot. We ate it as a side dish but it could have been a main dish, easily. Gosh I have got to figure out how to do an excel spreadsheet or something.
The 3 Main Beans...
1 can red kidney beans, drained
1 can small white beans, drained
1 can green beans, drained
1 can corn-I used white because it was what I had, drained
1 small onion, diced
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Place all the beans and corn in a colander, drain and rinse. Drain well. Place beans and corn in a medium sized bowl. Peel and chop the onion, adding it to the bean mixture. Toss everything together. Pour oil and vinegar in a small bowl. Whisk in garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Pour dressing over the bean mixture and stir until well coated. Serve at once or cover and chill to serve.