This Summer Corn Pasta salad just screams summertime! This dish is a delicious mixture of al dente rotini pasta, herby oregano, crunchy corn kernels, hearty black beans, fresh onion, and more. All of these refreshing ingredients make for a pasta that is cooling, scrumptious, and perfect for hot weather! Summer Corn Pasta Salad is savory and full of a wide assortment of wonderful flavors.
Ingredients• 1 pound rotini pasta • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup oil, neutral-flavored • 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained • 1 cup frozen corn kernels • 2 tomatoes, chopped • 1 red bell pepper, diced • 1/2 cup black olives, optional • 1/4 cup cilantro, optional, chopped • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped • 1/4 red onion, chopped
Prepare the pasta according to package directions.
Rinse and drain the pasta, and set it aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, the oregano, the cumin, the pepper, and the salt, stirring to combine.
Whisk in the oil.
Add the pasta to the dressing and toss to coat.
Add the beans, corn, tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, cilantro, and onions, stirring until thoroughly combined.
Chill the corn salad until ready to serve!