Black Bean and Lime Pasta Salad

Black Bean and Lime Pasta Salad


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Lime juice and cumin give this pasta salad a really tangy kick! You can find tinned black beans in Spanish markets and shops.


Serves: 8 

  • 500g spiral pasta
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chilli powder, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups corn
  • 1 (400g) tin black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup diced green capsicum
  • 1/2 cup diced red capsicum
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 cup chopped roma (plum) tomatoes

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a large bowl combine oil, lime juice, chilli powder, cumin, salt and garlic. Stir in pasta and set aside to cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in corn, beans, green capsicum, red capsicum and 1/2 of the coriander leaves. Spoon onto a platter and garnish with tomatoes and remaining coriander. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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- 03 Dec 2012

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