"A colorful and simple little side dish that has been a big hit at potlucks and picnics.
It is easy to prepare, healthy and delicious!"
2 cups small seashell pasta
1/3 cup Italian-style salad dressing
salt to taste
1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans
1 (15 ounce) can black beans
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin
1/2 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
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 and rinse pasta in cold water. Place in a large mixing bowl and add dressing and salt; mix well.
Combine pinto beans and black beans in a colander; rinse with cold water and add to pasta. Add corn,
tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, dried red pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste; toss lightly.
Chill salad in refrigerator until ready to serve.
Source: All Recipes, Submitted by: ARIA_MC