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Orzo, Corn and Black Bean Salad

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

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

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!

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.

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!

Rate and Comment

Erica Dinho Erica Dinho
September 23, 2015

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!