Green Bean and Pasta Salad

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 511 calories
    • Fat 17 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 785 mg
    • Protein 20 g
    • Carbohydrate 69 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 11 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 224 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 4ounces penne (1 1/4 cups)
  2. Check 4ounces green beans, halved crosswise (about 1 cup)
  3. Check 1cup canned red or kidney beans, rinsed
  4. Check 1/4cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  5. Check 2tablespoons grated Parmesan (2 ounces)
  6. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  7. Check 2tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  8. Check kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions, adding the green beans during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and run under cold water to cool.
  2. Toss the cooled pasta and green beans with the red beans, parsley, Parmesan, olive oil, lemon juice, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Divide the salad between 2 containers and refrigerate for up to 1 day.