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Zesty Black Bean And Corn Pasta Salad

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This recipe is fast and easy and travels easily. Perfect for the outside BBQ.
Ingredients
  Rotini pasta 1 Pound
  Zesty italian dressing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mild salsa/Rotel tomatoes with mild green chilies 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seasoned black beans 1 Can (10 oz), drained
  Corn 1 Can (10 oz), drained
  Celery 2 Medium (stalks)
  Salt 1 Dash (as needed, to taste)
  Pepper 1 Dash, ground (as needed, to taste)
  Chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large pot, boil the rotini pasta as per package directions and drain.
2) Into a bag holder with a zip/seal-able bag, add the cooked rotini pasta.
3) Cut each celery stalk into three strips, dice and add into the pasta in the bag.
4) Then add the drained black beans, corn, salsa, salt, pepper, Italian dressing and chili powder into the bag.
5) Seal the bag and mix up the ingredients thoroughly for about 1 to 2 minutes until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

SERVING
6) Spoon the Zesty Black Bean and Corn Pasta Salad into bowls and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Southwestern
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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