Summer Black Bean and Pasta Salad

  • rederin Posted: 08/26/10
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    Delicious! It's easy, but does take a bit of chopping. I'll definitely make it again. I served it with the Spicy Honey Brushed Chicken Thighs. My cucumber had gone bad so I added corn to maintain the vegetable content, and it was very tasty. I think you could play around with the veggies a bit.

  • SusanVC Posted: 08/14/09
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    Has been a favorite for a few years now! I do add a little extra cilantro because we love it.

  • MereGall Posted: 05/21/11
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    I got good reviews from the gang I served this salad to. I did use corn instead of cucumber and almost doubled the dressing. Good, fresh, summer in a bowl.

  • veryslowcook Posted: 07/14/12
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    Great summer salad. Love the dressing.

  • sukeedog Posted: 09/13/14
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    We love this and have made it several times. I like to use whole wheat pasta but have never found whole wheat ditalini, so I usually sub small shells or orzo. I also add feta when serving as a main dish, to make it more rounded and filling. I agree with the other reviewer that corn fits better than cucumber, but obviously that will add starch and calories, if that's a concern.

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