Place green beans in 2 cm of water in a small pot and bring to the boil.<>/p
Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until just tender, but still bright green. Drain well.<>/p
Mix the green and tinned beans, onion and red pepper together.<>/p
Mix the remaining ingredients. Stir into the bean mixture and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.<>/p
Serve as a side dish or salad.
To soften the strong flavour of raw onion, cover with boiling water and allow to stand for a few minutes. Drain well and use as above.