1 cup kidney beans -- dry
1 cup lima beans -- dry
1 cup pinto beans -- dry
1 cup garbanzo beans -- dry
1 cup green beans
1 red onion -- chopped
3 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
freshly ground black pepper -- to taste
1/3 cup virgin olive oil
3/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon dry mustard
3 cloves garlic -- minced
2 teaspoons oregano
Soak all dry beans overnight in water to cover.
Rinse and place in a large pot
and fill with water to cover.
Cook for 1 hour,or until done,
then turn heat off and add green beans.
let sit in the hot water for 30 minutes. Drain.
Mix in the onion, parsley, pepper and vinaigrette.
Whisk all ingredients together and pour over salad.