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How to make super simple yet delicious pasta salad

this pasta salad is perfect for entertaining or for any day of the week. not only is it delicious, but it is also a lot healthier than those mayonnaise-based pasta salads out there. enjoy!

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I like to use tri-colored rotini when I want to impress (it adds excellent color to the dish) but otherwise I use multigrain because it is healthier. You can also substitute Lite Catalina for regular

I like to use tri-colored rotini when I want to impress (it adds excellent color to the dish) but otherwise I use multigrain because it is healthier. You can also substitute Lite Catalina for regular

Bring 4-6 quarts of water to a rolling boil; add salt to taste, if desired. Add pasta and cook to "al dente" as directed on box

while pasta is boiling, rinse and dice bell peppers and scallions.

while pasta is boiling, rinse and dice bell peppers and scallions.

When pasta is done, drain and add to large glass bowl. Drain Rotel; drain and RINSE both kidney and black beans

add all ingredients to bowl with pasta, toss with Catalina dressing

add all ingredients to bowl with pasta, toss with Catalina dressing

be sure to mix ingredients well, evenly distributing the Catalina goodness

be sure to mix ingredients well, evenly distributing the Catalina goodness

Bon a petite! best served well chilled. even my dog is jealous ;)

  • 1.0 14oz box rotini
  • 1.0 15oz can black beans
  • 1.0 15oz can red kidney beans
  • 2.0 bell peppers (any color)
  • 2.0c Catalina Dressing
  • 1.0 10oz can Original Rotel
  • 6-8 scallions