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southwestern bean & orzo salad | superman cooks

Southwestern Bean & Orzo Salad

A fresh tasting salad that is filled with flavor and great by itself cold or warm. Perfect as a side dish or works perfectly hearted up and topped with your favorite protein. Top with cheese and sour and you have a Chipotle style entrée.

  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 1 quart 1x


  • 1 smaill can each of pinto beans, red beans and black beans
  • 1 C cooked orzo pasta
  • 1 can of diced green chillies (about 1/2 C)
  • 1/2 C diced fresh peppers
  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregeno
  • 3/4 C fresh cilantro chopped


  1. Open all beans. Drain in colander and transfer to mixing bowl.
  2. Add cooked pasta, juice of 1 lime and remaining ingredients. Toss to combine.
  3. Allow to sit for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Salt and Pepper to taste
  5. Enjoy
  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Side Dish or Salad
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex

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