Orzo and Black Bean Salsa Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by helowy

A southwestern pasta salad that is really easy to throw together. Orignially from the Veggie Life Summer '03 magazine.

Top Review by ksduffster

We liked this a lot. I used a mixture of orzo and rotini for the pasta because I realised too late that I didn't have the full box of orzo that I thought I did. I left out the cilantro but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. I would definitely recommend using a thinner salsa for this to get good coverage. I used a very chunky salsa and it didn't get dispersed very well through the salad. Or maybe use some taco sauce instead or a combination of both. I really liked the taste and it was very easy to throw together. It was also large enough that the two of us could eat it as a meal and still have some leftovers for lunch today. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook orzo according to package directions.
  2. Drain and rinse well.
  3. Combine all ingredients.
  4. Toss to mix well.

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