Macaroni Bean Salad
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
1 can (4-1/2 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
2 celery ribs, sliced
3/4 cup garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
3/4 cup kidney beans
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup cubed Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup cubed Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drain macaroni and rinse in cold water. Add to bean mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Makes 10 servings.
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