Marinated Calico Salad

1
Kathy Schroeder

By
@majamom

I made this for my family reunion last summer. I doubled the recipe, and within 30 minutes, it was gone. Everyone loved it. This recipe is always a crowd pleasure.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 can
    french style green beans, drained
  • 1 can
    shoe peg white corn, drained
  • 1 can
    baby peas, drained
  • 1 sm. jar
    pimentos drained
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped bell pepper (green, or red)
  • 3/4 cup
    sugar, or sugar substitute
  • 3/4 cup
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup
    vinegar (i use apple cider)
  • 1 tsp.
    salt,
  • 1 tsp.
    pepper

How to Make Marinated Calico Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Place all vegetables in a large glass container with a lid.
  2. Place sugar, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in a saucepan. Heat and stir until sugar dissolves.
  3. Pour over vegetables, and gently stir. Refrigerate overnight. When ready to serve, stir again, then transfer to a bowl, using a slotted spoon to do so, as the marinate tends to make more juice overnight.
  4. Note: you may add 1 finely chopped zucchini in place of the peas if you like, or in addition to them. Make it your call!

Printable Recipe Card

About Marinated Calico Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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