Pasta and Bean Salad Recipe

Salad Special: Try This Quick Pasta and Bean Salad Recipe at Home

Pasta and bean salad recipe is very simple and refreshing recipe that one can easily prepare at home. This recipe is perfect for the people who are conscious about their health and don’t want to add calories to their body. You can also serve this healthy recipe during the occasions like game night or kitty parties. So, try out this recipe at home and enjoy with family and friends.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes
Serves: 4

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Ingredients needed for pasta and bean salad recipe:

Salt- 1 1/2 teaspoon
Pasta conchiglie- 225 grams
Olive oil- 3 1/2 tablespoons
Kidney beans (Rajma)- 200 grams (boiled)
Onion (chopped)- 2 tablespoons
Parsley- 2 tablespoons
Lime zest- 1 1/2 teaspoons
Apple cider vinegar- 2 tablespoons
Dijon mustard- 1 teaspoon
Black pepper powder- as required
Cherry tomatoes (halved)- 8
Stalk celery- 1

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Now, how to prepare pasta and bean salad:

First, take a deep bottomed pan and water and salt to it.
Bring the water to a boil, and add pasta to it.
Cook it for 8 minutes till it turns tender.
Once cooked, drain the water and transfer the pasta to a large bowl.
Now, add a tablespoon of olive oil to the boiled pasta.
Mix the pasta lightly.
Then, add kidney beans and lemon zest to the pasta and stir.
Keep it aside to cool.
Take a separate bowl to prepare the dressing for the salad.
Now, add dijon mustard, pepper, apple cider vinegar and salt to it.
Mix all the ingredients nicely.
After that add the remaining oil to the dressing mixture.
And, again stir the mixture.
Now, pour the dressing mixture over the cooked pasta.
Then, add onion, tomatoes, celery, and parsley to the pasta.
Mix all the ingredients nicely.
Your pasta and bean salad is ready to be served.

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