Southern Pasta and Bean Salad Recipe

Southern Pasta and Bean Salad Recipe

How To Make Southern Pasta and Bean Salad

Our colorful pasta and bean salad makes a filling lunch dish! Each bite comes with tender pasta and beans with flavorful spices for a tasteful meal.

Preparation: 1 minute
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 11 minutes



  • 2cupsseashell pasta,small
  • cupItalian-style salad dressing
  • salt,to taste
  • 15ozpinto beans,1 can
  • 15ozblack beans,1 can
  • 15ozwhole kernel corn,1 can, drained
  • 3tomatoes,chopped
  • tbspground cumin
  • ½tbspchili powder
  • ½tbsponion powder
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tspdried red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.

  2. Add the pasta, then cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and rinse pasta in cold water.

  3. Place the pasta in a large mixing bowl, then add the dressing and salt. Mix well.

  4. Combine the pinto beans and black beans in a colander, then rinse them with cold water.

  5. Add the beans, corn, tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, dried red pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste to the pasta. Toss lightly.

  6. Chill the salad in the refrigerator.

  7. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 573.54kcal
  • Fat: 8.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.20g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 99.71g
  • Fiber: 19.50g
  • Sugar: 7.86g
  • Protein: 28.86g
  • Sodium: 570.36mg
  • Calcium: 154.16mg
  • Potassium: 1887.69mg
  • Iron: 7.04mg
  • Vitamin A: 32.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.48mg
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