2 Bean Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy 2 Bean Pasta Salad recipe? Learn how to make 2 Bean Pasta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bettypage4

Makes 8 servings



I made this up today to use up my squash and lemons (and limes, too).

Recipe Ingredients for 2 Bean Pasta Salad

135 grams macaroni, whole wheat, dry
1 cup black olives, chopped
1/8 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 can (16 ounces) Beans, Kidney, Red, Mature Seeds, Canned, drained
1 can (16 ounces) Beans, Great Northern, Mature Seeds, Canned, drained
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/2 cup yellow squash, boiled and drained
1/2 cup zucchini, boiled and drained

Recipe Directions for 2 Bean Pasta Salad

  1. Boil the macaroni, zucchini and squash together. Drain and let it sit for about 15 minutes to cool down.

  2. Drain cans of beans and rinse them thoroughly with water. Let them dry 10 minutes.

  3. Cut up all the veggies and spices. Mix them all together. Add the lemon (or lime) juice and mayo. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until cold, cold, cold.

  4. Serve as a main dish during the summer. Makes a nice side item, too. Remember not to leave it sitting out during the summer and to put it back in the refrigerator immediately after serving.

Categories

Beans, Herbs, Pasta, Vegetables, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish, American, Fourth of July, Advance, Boil, Vegetarian, Kosher

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 75.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
111
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.9g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
195mg
8%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
16.7g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
2.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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