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Orzo, Corn and Black Bean Salad

orzo, corn and black bean salad Side
Orzo, Corn and Black Bean Salad
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6

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! MORE + LESS -

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

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  • 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

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

Nutrition Information

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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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