Macaroni & Olive Salad!!!
1 box of your favorite macaroni
1 cup of your favorite pit-less olives
1 large zucchini – sliced
½ cup marinated red peppers – chopped
1 red onion – sliced
4 cloves of garlic – chopped
2 bunches of scallions – chopped
1 healthy handful of fresh Italian parsley – chopped
1 cup of drained black beans
Juice of ½ lemon
Dashes of red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon of butter
Olive oil for drizzling
Prepare the macaroni as directed and set aside.
Combine the olives, zucchini, garlic, red peppers, red onion and scallions in a bowl.
Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and a tablespoon of butter. Add the veggies and sauté until the onion and zucchini have softened a little. Add the black beans and toss. Add the macaroni and toss.
In a small cup combine the lemon juice with about two tablespoons of olive oil and pour over the macaroni. Add a few dashes of red pepper flakes and garnish with the fresh parsley.