Grandma's Sweet and Tangy Bean Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Grandma's Sweet and Tangy Bean Salad Recipe
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Grandma's Sweet and Tangy Bean Salad

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"I've never been a huge bean salad fan, due to the textures primarily. However, this bean salad my grandmother and mother passed along is great because it adds a good crunchiness with cucumbers, green peppers, onion, and celery!"

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 20 mins

Directions

  1. Mix green beans, kidney beans, wax beans, corn, sweet peas, celery, onion, cucumber, and green bell pepper together in a bowl.
  2. Stir vinegar, sugar, vegetable oil, and salt together in a saucepan; bring to a boil until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  3. Pour vinegar mixture over bean mixture; marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Drain salad of extra marinade before serving.
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Jun 08, 2014

Hubby loved this, I didn't boil the dressing (did'nt see the boiling part of instructions)just put the dressing together in a jar and shook it up.

 
Jul 12, 2013

This recipe is wonderful! You can add and subtract probably any or all of the vegetables as long as you follow the dressing recipe exactly. I think the secret to its wonderful flavor is bringing it to a boil. Also the flavors really need to marry overnight. Thanks for sharing.

 

4 Ratings

Mar 21, 2015

I have made this recipe numerous times and it is always a hit. I tend to marinade overnight and then pour it in the strainer to drain the extra fluid. I have gotten creative with ingredients adding apples , pineapple with the juice instead of the sugar radishes or whatever I have.

 
Nov 10, 2014

This recipe doesn't sound like it would be so delicious but it IS. My friend made it for a BBQ and I haven't been able to stop making it ever sense. Substitute Chickpeas for the wax beans. We used tortilla chips to dip.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 273 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 5.2 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 672 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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