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Southwest Pasta Salad
1 # small to medium size pasta (farfalle or I prefer ditalini)
1 (15 oz.) can whole kernel corn (don't use cream style),drained
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 green onions, chopped
1 (15 oz.) small black olives (the can may say 6 oz. drained weight)
1 red pepper chopped (you can substitute tomato if preferred)
Italian Salad dressing to taste (try 1/2 to 3/4 cup)
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups crushed taco flavored chips, i.e. Doritos)
Cook pasta as directed on the box and drain well. Add drained corn, beans, and olives. Add the chopped onions, red pepper, and salad dressing. Add salt and pepper to taste. The crushed chips should be added just before serving. The salad can be prepared and refrigerated ahead of time, with the exception of the chips. Then prior to serving, add chips, check if additional dressing is needed and serve.
Serves 8-10 as a side dish
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