hot 5-bean salad

★★★★★ 1
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By Peggy Beddall
from OVERLAND PARK, KS

This recipe is a nice change from the usual baked beans that show up at BBQs or pot luck dinners! Has a sweet & sour taste thanks to a sugar and vinegar sauce.

★★★★★ 1
serves 10-12
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For hot 5-bean salad

  • 1 can
    kidney beans (16 oz. can), drained
  • 1 can
    green beans (16 oz. can), drained
  • 1 can
    lima beans (16 oz. can), drained
  • 1 can
    wax beans (16 oz. can), drained
  • 1 can
    garbanzo beans (16 oz. can), drained
  • 4 slice
    bacon, crumbled
  • 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper (or to taste)

How To Make hot 5-bean salad

  • 1
    In a large skillet, cook 4-8 slices of bacon until crisp. Crumble bacon for later. Pour off all but 1/4 cup drippings.
  • 2
    Combine in skillet sugar, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Stir in vinegar and water. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • 3
    Add all the beans to the skillet, stirring to mix.
  • 4
    Reduce heat and cover. Simmer 20 minutes.
  • 5
    Turn into a serving dish and top with bacon crumbles. Enjoy!

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