Pasta with Corn and Lima Beans

1
Kathy W

By
@Kattyw

This is a summertime favorite. Great for carry-ins and family get-togethers.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    cut spaghetti (or if you can't find cut spaghetti, use thin pasta broken in thirds)
  • 1 pkg
    frozen lima beans (ford hook are the best)
  • 2 medium
    tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 4
    ears of corn
  • 8
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/3 c
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    cider vinegar (start with 2 tbsp)
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice (start with 1 tbsp)
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar (start with 2 tsp)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    bacon bits

How to Make Pasta with Corn and Lima Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse in cold water and drain well.
  2. Cook corn (in the husks), 2 ears at a time, in the microwave on high for 3 1/2 minutes. Shuck, cool and cut kernels from the cob.
  3. Cook lima beans according to package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain well.
  4. In a large bowl, combine pasta, corn, lima beans, tomatoes and green onions.
  5. In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, parsley, salt and pepper. Adjust seasoning. Pour over pasta and mix well.
  6. Sprinkle with bacon bits just before serving - Or serve on the side. (If you are vegetarian, you can use artificial bacon bits or omit)

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About Pasta with Corn and Lima Beans

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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