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cool beans

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

I love these bean salad recipes so much. There used to be a lady at work who was always saying, "Cool beans." So I've borrowed her phrase for the name of this recipe, These are very "cool" beans indeed! Recipe: Photo:

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For cool beans

  • 1 can
    yellow wax beans
  • 2 can
    green beans
  • 1 can
    red kidney beans
  • 1 can
    garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    vinegar (distilled white, or apple cider)
  • 1/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil

How To Make cool beans

  • 1
    Empty all the beans into a colander and rinse.
  • 2
    Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed.
  • 3
    Empty mixture into a large, air-tight container and refrigerate for at least a few hours or overnight, shaking the container occasionally to help marinate. Serve cold.