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Marinated Bean Salad Recipe

Parsley is a pretty accent to a colorful combination of beans, black-eyed peas and onion. the sweet and tangy dressing is unbeatable.—Iola Egle, Bella Vista, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) cut green beans, drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) cut wax beans, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced into rings

Directions

  • 1. Combine beans and peas in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine the next nine ingredients; mix well. Pour over bean mixture and stir well. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Add onion rings just before serving. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 12-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 162 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 451 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.