This recipe yielded 6 servings
2 lbs. - 1/2 pound each color - purple, green, yellow, and yellow with purple spots string beans, French cut.
Finely slice some red onion and sweet long red pepper.
1 can or diced water chestnuts (drained)
1 TBSP of Sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Add all of the above in a large bowl two hours prior to the meal and toss every 20-30 minutes to coat all the beans, onion and pepper. Serve chilled or room temperature.