*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                   Two-Bean And Roasted Red Pepper Salad
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit July 1995
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Peas                     Bon Appetit Magazine
                 Salads & Salad Dressings         To Post
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/3  cups          dried great northern beans
    2      teaspoons     salt
    1      large         red bell pepper
    8      ounces        green beans -- trimmed cut
                         -- crosswise into thirds
    1                    lemon
      1/2  cup           black brine-cured olives
      1/4  cup           olive oil
    2      tablespoons   red wine vinegar
    1      tablespoon    balsamic vinegar
 Place dried beans in medium saucepan.  Pour enough cold water over to cover bea
 ns by 3 inches.  Let stand overnight.
 Drain beans and return to same saucepan.  Pour enough cold water over to cover 
 beans by 3 inches.  Bring to boil.  Reduce heat; cover partially and simmer unt
 il tender, about 40 minutes.  Add 2 teaspoons salt to beans and cool 15 minutes
 .  Drain and cool beans.
 Char bell pepper over gas flame or under broiler and until blackened on all sid
 es.  Wrap in paper bag and let stand 10 minutes.  Peel and seed pepper.  Cut pe
 pper into matchstick-size strips.
 Cook green beans in pot of boiling salted water just until tender, about 4 minu
 tes.  Drain beans; transfer to bowl of ice water and cool.  Drain.  Using veget
 able peeler, remove peel from lemon in long strips.  Cut into very thin strips.
 Combine Great Northern beans, bell pepper, green beans, lemon peel and olives i
 n large bowl.  Mix in oil and both vinegars.  Season with salt and pepper.
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