Pasta Salad with White Beans and Corn

Pasta salad with white beans and corn

Brimming with fresh corn and tomatoes, this sturdy, savory pasta salad is a reliable offerings for summer company, and is easy enough for everyday meals. This is a delicious accompaniment to grilled vegetables or veggie burgers. Photos by Evan Atlas.

Pasta Salad with White Beans and Corn
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Recipe type: Pasta salad
Cuisine: Vegan / heathy
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Serves: 4 to 6
 
Brimming with fresh corn and tomatoes, this sturdy, savory pasta salad is a reliable offerings for summer company, and is easy enough for everyday meals.
Ingredients
  • 8 to 10 ounces rotelle, rotini, or farfalle (bowtie pasta)
  • 15- to 16-ounce can cannellini or navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups cooked corn kernels, preferably fresh (from 3 large ears)
  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes (preferably not oil-cured), or ½ cup sliced black olives such as kalamata
  • 2 cups finely diced firm, ripe tomatoes
  • 2 to 3 scallions, sliced
  • Chopped fresh basil and oregano leaves, as desired
  • Prepared or homemade Vinaigrette, about ⅓ or as desired to moisten
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta in plenty of rapidly simmering water until al dente. Drain and rinse under cool water, then drain well again.
  2. Combine the pasta with the remaining ingredients and the dressing in a serving bowl, and toss well.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until needed, or let stand at least 15 minutes at room temperature to allow the flavors to blend before serving.

 

Pasta salad with white beans and corn recipe

Pasta salad with white beans and corn

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