Hot Five-Bean Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Petdrwife

This is from Taste of Home magazine and described as a crowd pleaser that is similar to a German potato salad made with colorful beans.

Top Review by Susie D

I really liked the combination of a bean salad with a hot bacon dressing. I added a half of onion slivered, a red pepper julienned, and a 1/2 t of red pepper flakes and thought the salad was colorful & flavorful enough to take to a potluck. This is a keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp; reserve 1/4 c drippings.
  2. Set the bacon aside.
  3. Add sugar, cornstarch, salt and pepper to drippings.
  4. Stir in vinegar and water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for two minutes.
  5. Add the beans; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until beans are heated through.
  6. Place in a serving bowl; top with bacon.

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