Black bean basil pasta salad

1 Jul

Black bean basil pasta salad

  • 1/4 c. shallots, chopped
  • 1/2 to 1 c. zucchini, diced
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 c. tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 c. black beans, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 to 1 c. corn
  • 1/2 c. tomatoes, diced
  • pesto (see recipe below)
  • pasta, cooked and cooled

Saute the shallots, zucchini, and tomatoes (if using canned) on low heat in olive oil for ~5 min.  Combine in a large bowl with black beans and corn.  Serve on top of pesto on top of pasta.

Pesto

  •  2 cloves garlic
  • ~1/4 c. parmesan
  • 1/4 c. walnuts, soaked and dehydrated
  • handful of pepitas
  • 1 c. fresh basil
  • 2 sprigs of parsley (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 to 1/2 c. olive oil

Puree in food processor.

 

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