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Pasta Salad with Black Beans and Tomatoes

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Other time 1 hr
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup salad and 2 teaspoons cheese)
Black beans add protein and fiber to pasta salad, and sharp feta cheese contributes extra flavor. You can make this salad a day ahead and sprinkle the cheese on top just before serving.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked rotini
  • 2 cups diced plum tomato (about 4)
  • 1/2 cup chopped English cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup fat-free balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 154
  • fat 1.4 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • protein 6.6 g
  • carbohydrate 28.5 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 639 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 8 %
  • fiber 3.9 g
  • calcium 38 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; rinse with cold water. Drain.

  2. . Combine pasta, tomato, and next 3 ingredients. Add vinaigrette and salt; toss well. Cover; chill at least 1 hour.

  3. . Spoon salad onto plates; sprinkle with feta cheese.

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