Pasta Salad (with Beans). This recipe combines pasta with beans and fresh vegetables for a more substantial picnic salad. The dressing is a simple vinaigrette – no mayo – so the flavors stay fresh and bright. Lemony Broccoli Rabe with White Beans.
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Ingredients of Pasta Salad (with Beans)
- It’s 1 box of Tri-colored noodles.
- It’s 1 bottle of Italian dressing.
- It’s 1 can of kidney beans.
- You need 3 of carrots.
- Prepare 3 of celery hearts.
- It’s 4 of artichoke hearts.
- Prepare 1 of cucumber.
- Prepare 1 of green pepper.
- You need 1 of parmesan or whichever cheeses you like.
Swap out the canned beans for your favorite. Easy Side Salad for the weekend. Toss your favorite pasta, corn, onions, tomatoes, peppers, black beans or other beans. This salad is flexible to taste.
Pasta Salad (with Beans) instructions
- Boil noodles as directed.
- Heat up the kidney beans to a simmer.
- While noodles and kidney beans are cooking, skin the carrots, chop up all your vegetables..
- After everything is chopped up, put in bowl and set aside..
- Drain noodles and drain the beans..
- Add vegetables, noodles and beans together in a big serving bowl and stir together..
- Now add cheese and half of the salad dressing and stir well..
- Refrigerate for 30+ minutes depending on how cold you like pasta. Serve topped with whatever else you enjoy.
- DON'T LIMIT TO MY VEGETABLES! YOU CAN ADD WHATEVER ELSE YOU LIKE. I.e. Olives, ham, other cheeses, tomatoes. The more colorful, the healthier..
The dressing uses beans to make it creamy, instead of oil. Taste and adjust as you go. The salad tastes best with crunchy red onions and a good. Add pasta, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, Kalamata olives and feta cheese. Salad Summertime Potatoes and Green Beans with Feta Cheese.