Black Bean Sunshine Pasta Salad

Black Bean Sunshine Pasta Salad Recipe

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A nice, colorful picnic or buffet salad. Cook time is refrigeration time.

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Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
8 Hr
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz
    dry spiral pasta (tri-color)
  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz) frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 c
    diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green onion
  • 2 large
    oranges, peeled and sectioned (cut each section into 3 pieces)
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    honey
  • 2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder (not salt)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Black Bean Sunshine Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions for the minimum cooking time.
  2. Place peas and carrots in a colander.
  3. When pasta is done, pour into the colander over peas and carrots. ( the hot water will cook the vegetables slightly.) Drain and place in a large bowl.
  4. Add pineapple , beans, bell pepper, onions, and orange sections. Toss to combine.
  5. Combine reserved pineapple juice and remaining ingredients. Mix well. Taste to adjust vinegar and salt and pepper. Pour over pasta mixture. Mix gently until well combined.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight (8 hours). Give it a stir a few times while chilling.

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About Black Bean Sunshine Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #picnic




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