Piquant Mixed Vegetable Salad

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Great flavor with lots of vegetables.

Top Review by evewitch

This was a bit of a surprise to me. I didn't expect a cooked dressing, but it turned out well. A bit spicy from the pepper, oddly enough. My daughter loved it and I also enjoyed it, but the boys thought it was "too weird" to even try it. The vegetables retain their texture for a long time (well over a week, actually). I will probably make this again, since it is one of the rare ways I have enjoyed canned mixed vegetables (which I already have in the house and need to use up).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place mixed vegetables and kidney beans in a colander or strainer and rinse thoroughly; drain.
  2. Mix together mixed vegetables, kidney beans, celery, onion, and bell peppers in a large bowl.
  3. Heat sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic powder and cornstarch in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar and cornstarch dissolve; continue stirring until thickened; remove from heat.
  4. When dressing has cooled somewhat, toss with salad, mixing well.
  5. Chill well before serving.

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