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Hot Multi-Bean Salad

Meal type Side Dish
Sweet and sour not baked beans. Microwave makes them quick and delicious.



  • 1/4lb bacon (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 can cut green beans (drained)
  • 1 can kidney beans (drained)
  • 1 can cut wax beans (drained)
  • 1 Large onion (coursly chopped)


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cups vinegar (whatever you like; cider vinegar works well)


1. Put bacon into a 2 qt. casserole dish.
2. Microwave on high for 3–4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes.
3. Remove bacon and drain, leave bacon grease in dish.
4. To bacon drippings in dish, add sugar and cornstarch, blending well.
5. Stir in salt, pepper, and vinegar. Blend well.
6. Microwave on high for 3–4 minutes, until thick.
Put it all together
7. Add drained beans and onions to dish, stirring well.
8. Microwave on high for 6 minutes, stirring at 3 minutes
9. Let stand for 10 minutes.
10. Sprinkle with bacon pieces.