Calico Bean Salad
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.
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
- Drain and rinse beans; place in a large non-reactive bowl or container with lid.
- Mix vinegar, oil, sugar and the seasonings together; pour over beans.
- Add the onion and green pepper slices; toss lightly. Refrigerate several hours or overnight, stirring several times.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.