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Black Bean Pasta Salad

This mayo-free pasta salad is bright and crisp, with a hint of chilli. A great braai side-salad.



  • 45 ml (3 Tbsp.) olive oil
  • 80 ml lemon juice
  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp.) coriander, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 5 ml (1 tsp.) brown sugar
  • 4 ml chilli flakes
  • 2.5 ml ground cumin
  • Salt


  • 250 ml (1 cup) bowtie noodles, boiled and drained
  • 1 x 400 g can Rhodes Quality Black Beans, drained
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 250 ml (1 cup) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 large avocados, peeled and chopped
  • 65 ml coriander, chopped


  1.  To prepare the dressing, add all of the ingredients to a blender or food processor and pulse until combined.
  2.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Toss the pasta with a few teaspoons of the dressing.
  4. Add the Rhodes Quality Black Beans.
  5. Add the tomatoes, avocado, chopped coriander and lemon juice and toss well to mix.
  6. Drizzle a little extra dressing over the salad and chill until serving.

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