*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Hot Five Bean Salas
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : All Newly Typed Not Shared       Salads
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8      strips        bacon -- diced
      2/3  cup           sugar
    2      Tablespoons   cornstarch
    1 1/2  teaspoons     salt
           pinch         pepper
      3/4  cup           vinegar
      1/2  cup           water
    1      can           (16 oz.) kidney beans -- rinsed and drained
    1      can           (15 oz.) lima beans -- rinsed and drained
    1      can           (15 oz.) garbanzo beans -- rinsed and drained
    1      can           (14 1/2 oz.) green beans -- drained
    1      can           (14 1/2 oz.) wax beans -- drained
 
 In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp; reserve 1/4 cup drippings.  Set the
 bacon aside.  Add sugar, cornstarch, salt and pepper to drippings.  Stir in
 vinegar and water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Cook and stir for 2
 minutes.  Add the beans; reduce heat.  Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or
 until beans are heated through.  Place in a serving bowl; top with bacon.
  Yield 10-12 servings.
 
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