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Orzo, Corn and Black Bean Salad

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Orzo, Corn and Black Bean Salad
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6
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Summer is here and salads are sure to become our best friends. They are the perfect dish because they're wholesome, quickly prepared, light and refreshing. The recipe I am sharing with your today uses a few ingredients I had in the fridge and that I like, but as I always say, use what you prefer or what you have at hand. This orzo, corn and black bean salad is the one I love preparing for potlucks, picnics or BBQs and I'm sure you'll love it too!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound dried orzo pasta
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans , rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fruit vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1
    Boil a medium pot of water with salt.
  • 2
    Add the orzo and cook until they're tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. Strain and rinse with cold water.
  • 3
    Mix the pasta, beans, corn, pepper, tomato, cilantro, onion, lemon juice, vinegar and salt/pepper to taste in a large bowl.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    This salad can also be prepared with elbow pasta, quinoa, rice or couscous.

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More About This Recipe

  • Summer is here and salads are sure to become our best friends. They are the perfect dish because they're wholesome, quickly prepared, light and refreshing. The recipe I am sharing with your today uses a few ingredients I had in the fridge and that I like, but as I always say, use what you prefer or what you have at hand. This orzo, corn and black bean salad is the one I love preparing for potlucks, picnics or BBQs and I'm sure you'll love it too!
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