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Elbows Recipes

Brazilian Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad
Makes 6 Servings
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cooking Time
15 minutes
Total Time
2 hours, 45 minutes
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Made with



  • 1 box Dreamfields Elbows
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple (or canned) diced
  • 1 cup bell peppers diced (use multi colors)
  • 1 15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 1 ripe tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped (or more to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon red chili pepper minced (optional)


  • 1/2 cup champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic minced


  1. In medium bowl, combine Dressing/Marinade ingredients; whisk to combine completely.
  2. Place beef steak in zip-top food safe plastic bag. Add 1/3 cup of the Dressing/Marinade. Marinate in refrigerator 2 hours up to overnight. Remove from marinade; discard marinade. Grill or broil steak to medium doneness or as desired; set aside.
  3. For salad, cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse pasta in cold water; drain again. Place in large bowl. Add pineapple, bell peppers, black beans, onion, tomato, cilantro and chili pepper, if desired. Toss to combine. Add remaining Dressing/Marinade; toss.
  4. Cut cooled steak into 1/4-inch thick slices. Add to pasta; toss gently to combine.

Nutrition Facts

560 Calories

64g Carbohydrates

4g Saturated Fat

130mg Sodium

21g Fat

31g Protein

50mg Cholesterol

11g Dietary Fiber

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