Healthy Bean & Pasta Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 205.2
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 266.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.0 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g

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Side Dish or Main Entree Side Dish or Main Entree
Number of Servings: 8


    2 cups of uncooked whole wheat pasta spirals or seashells
    1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
    2 cups of canned pinto beans
    2 cups of canned black beans
    3 corn of the cob (grilled & cut corn off cobb)
    3 tomatoes, chopped
    1.5 tsp ground cumin
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    1/4 tsp dred red pepper (optional)


Bring a large boil of water to boil and cook pasta until al dente. Drain & rinse pasta in cold water. Place pasta in a large mixing bowl and add dressing, mix well.
Combine beans in colander and rinse with cold water and drain well. Add beans, tomatoes, corn & seasonings to pasta. Toss lightly & chill until ready to serve.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARYRD.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I changed my rating from 4 stars to 5 stars because I liked it so much that I made a whole new batch 2 days after the first one. Very easy to make, perfect healthy dish for a packed lunch. I predict that I will make this again and again. - 9/1/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very healthy and tasty. i used a little extra salad dressing and added a chopped onion and a teaspoon of chili powder. my boyfriend loved it. - 6/22/08

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  • This was amazing. Made for dinner tonight b/c we were looking to get rid of some canned beans.

    My changes were: Little more dressing and cumin, added spinach and leftover homemade red pepper hummus.

    Turned out to be amaing!! thank you sooo much for sharing!
    - 1/26/11

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