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Bowtie Pasta-And- Black Bean Salad

Serving Size: 6

  • 12 ounces bow tie pasta -- uncooked
  • 6 cloves to 8 garlic -- minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup fresh Key lime juice*
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • 2 cups green onions -- sliced
  • 1 pound plum tomatoes -- chopped
  • 2 15 oz cans black beans -- rinsed & drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated Key lime rind
  • 1/2 cup fresh Italian parsley -- chopped
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Drain and keep warm.
Saute garlic in oil in a skillet until tender.
Add lime juice and sherry; cook over high heat for 5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 1/4 cup.
Add green onions and chopped tomato; cook over medium heat, stirring ccasionally, 5 to 8 minutes.
Stir in black beans and next 3 ingredients; pour over pasta, tossing to coat.
Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.

NOTES : * or use Nellie & Joe's brand in a bottle