Thursday, April 21, 2011

24-HOUR BEAN SALAD

This is another old recipe from the 1950s in Southern Indiana.

1 can green beans drained
1 can waxed beans drained
1 jar pimentoes
3 stalks of celery chopped
1 can kidney beans drained
1 can peas, drained
1 mango* chopped
3 small onions cut thin to make rings

Dressing:
1 1/2 cups white vinegar
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup Wesson oil or less
2 TBSP. water
1 cup sugar

Mix together and chill 24 hours before serving.

*In 1950s Southern Indiana a mango was a green bell pepper.

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