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Salsa-Ed Pasta Salad

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Category: Pasta, Side Dishes, Salads, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Red kidney beans, soaked
  • 1 c Elbow macaroni
  • 1 lg Tomato, chopped
  • 3/4 lg Green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 ts Basil
  • Salt & black pepper
  • 1/3 c Olive oil
  • 2 tb Red wine vinegar
  • 4 tb Salsa
  • Parsley, chopped


Drain the soaked kidney beans. Cover with fresh water, bring to a boil.
Fast boil for 2 or 3 minutes, reduce heat & simmer, partially covered, for
45 to 60 minutes. (Length of cooking time will depend on the freshness of
the beans). Drain & set aside.

While the beans are cooking, cook the pasta according to package
directions, until al dente. Drain & transfer to a large mixing bowl. Add
the chopped vegetables, along with the cooked kidney beans, oil, vonegar &
herbs. Season with salt & pepper & stir in the salsa. Reduce or increase
the amount of salsa according to taste. Mix in the chopped parsley, cover
& chill until ready to serve.

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