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Calico Bean Salad

No recipe image available.With five types of colorful beans, this salad's flavor and appearance is a real crowd pleaser, a great dish to serve at your next picnic.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans
2 (15-ounce) cans baby lima beans
1 (15-ounce) can cut yellow wax beans
1 (15-ounce) can cut green beans
1 (15-ounce) can red kidney beans
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 large onion, sliced and divided into rings
1 large green pepper, sliced and divided into rings

Cooking Directions:

  1. Drain and rinse beans; place in a large non-reactive bowl or container with lid.
  2. Mix vinegar, oil, sugar and the seasonings together; pour over beans.
  3. Add the onion and green pepper slices; toss lightly. Refrigerate several hours or overnight, stirring several times.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.