Meg Knauer of Frostburg Village in Frostburg, Maryland provided her deliciously sweet homemade bean salsa recipe to the Consulate Family Cookbook.


1 can black beans – drained

1 can black eyed peas – drained

1 can white shoe peg corn – drained

1 small jar pimentos – diced & drained

1 small red onion – diced

1 small hot banana pepper – seeded & diced

1 cup sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

1 cup apple cider vinegar

bean salsa


To make marinade – Boil sugar, oil & vinegar until sugar dissolves.

Mix all ingredients in container overnight.

Drain marinade and discard.

Serve with scoop-shaped tortilla chips.

About the Consulate Family Cookbook

The Consulate Family Cookbook is a collection of family recipes submitted by Consulate Health Care employees. If you are a Consulate Health Care employee, and would like to share your family recipe with us to be featured in our cookbook, please submit your recipe along with a consent form to