Cinco de Mayo Bean Salad
Monday, 26 May 2008
DescriptionIf you want to have a blast on May 5th, literally and figuratively, serve this unique salad. It has texture, color, and flavor. The dressing is deceptive--it starts out mild, and then goes wild on the tongue. Serve lots of margaritas with this salad!
At a glance
8 to 10
Combine the green beans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, lima beans, pinto beans, onion, and serrano chiles in a ceramic bowl, cover and refrigerate.
In a glass jar with a cover, add the sugar, vinegar, oil, salt, dry mustard, basil, parsley, and the habanero chile. Shake the mixture until the sigar dissolves, and then allow the dressing to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.Shake the dressing again, pour it over the bean mixture, cover, and allow the salad to marinate in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight