Smoky Bean Salad With Molasses Dressing

READY IN: 4hrs 50mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Just the name of this recipe makes my mouth water! The chipotle chilies give it the smoked flavor. You can use canned beans and save a lot of time. Enjoy! Prep time includes soaking. A Spanish recipe.

Top Review by Aunt Cookie

Delicious! This is sweet, but not too sweet, and it has a lot of flavor. I used a can of navy beans and a can of kidney beans (what I had on-hand), but otherwise followed the recipe closely. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place beans in a large bowl.
  2. Add enough cold water to cover by 2 inches.
  3. Let stand at least 4 hours.
  4. or overnight.
  5. Combine vinegar and mustard seeds in medium bowl.
  6. Let stand at least 1 hours.
  7. or up to 4.
  8. Drain beans.
  9. Place in a heavy large saucepan.
  10. Add enough water to cover beans by 3 inches.
  11. Bring to boil.
  12. Reduce heat; cover and simmer till tender, about 50 minutes.
  13. Drain, cool beans completely.
  14. Whisk sun dried tomatoes, molasses,and chilis into vinegar mixture.
  15. Gradually whisk in oil.
  16. Combine beans, onion, and parsley in bowl.
  17. Add enough dressing to coat salad.
  18. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  19. You can prepare this 6 hours.
  20. ahead.
  21. Cover and refrigerate.
  22. Bring to room temperature.
  23. before serving.
  24. Enjoy!

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