Pasta and Bean Salad With Cumin and Coriander Dressing

Total Time
25 mins
15 mins

Colorful salad, that's easy to make and yummy! Posted for ZWT 2006.

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  1. Cook pasta in large pot of rapidly boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well.
  2. In a large pan, heat the oil. Add the leek and bell pepper and stir-fry over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Add spinach and mushrooms and toss together for about 1 minute, or until spinach just begins to wilt. Set aside.
  3. Make the dressing: mix garlic, cumin, coriander, and vinegar together in a bowl. Gardually whisk in the olive oil.
  4. In a salad bowl, toss the pasta, vegetables, beans, chives, and black pepper. Add the dressing and toss. Sprinkle sunflower seeds over the top and serve.