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Bean Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joanne McNie
Added: Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
- 1 can - cut green beans - drained
- 1 can - kidney beans - drained, rinsed
- 1 can - sliced mushrooms
- 1 can - cut yellow beans - drained
* optional - 1 can - mixed beans - garbanzo, pinto, etc - drained, rinsed
- 1 onion - finely chopped

Dressing
- 3 oz - vinegar
- 1/4 cup - vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup - granulated sugar
- 1/2 tsp - black pepper
- 1/2 tsp - garlic salt
- 1/2 tsp - seasonings salt
- 1/2 tsp - slat

Directions:
Directions:
- combine all beans, onion together in a large bowl
- combine dressing ingredients in a jar, or Tupperware quick shake, shake well
- pour on beans, mix
- cover tightly and refrigerate for several hours or overnight, shaking the bowl once in a while to mix
- serve

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This one gets better the longer it marinates!

 

 

 

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