Chicken and Black Bean Pasta Salad

DRESSING 1 cup Olive Oil 4 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar 1 tsp Granulated Sugar 1 Tbsp Mayonnaise 1/2 tsp dried Basil 1/2 tsp dried Parsley 1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes 1/2 tsp dried Oregano 1 Garlic clove finely grated 1 tsp Salt or added to taste 1/2 tsp Black Pepper METHOD ●Whisk ingredients together well for a few seconds till properly incorporated. SALAD 4 small-med Chicken Breasts cut into cubes 5 tbsp Poultry Seasoning 2 tsp Cumin 1/2 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Black Pepper 4 tbsp Olive Oil 1 pk Mostacciolli Pasta. 250 g (You can use any pasta of your choosing) 2 cups Black Beans pre-cooked 1 cup Sweet Corn Kernels 1 med Sweet Pepper diced 1 pint (container) Cherry Tomatoes quartered METHOD ●Cook pasta in boiling water according to instructions on packet. ●Drain and set aside to cool. ●Season you chicken with salt, black pepper, cumin and poultry seasoning. ●Place skillet on med heat and add 2 tbsp olive oil. ●Add chicken to skillet and saute for 10-15 mins. ●Remove chicken from skillet and add remaining olive oil to the same skillet. ●Add black beans and corn and allow to cook for 5-7 mins before removing pan from heat. ●Place pasta in large bowl or saucepan and add sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes, beans and corn, chicken and finally dressing. ●Mix well at this point you can add more salt and pepper to taste but this is optional. ●Serve and enjoy. Thanks foodies for joining me for another session of Food therapy. Hope to see you soon ❤

Chicken and Black Bean Pasta Salad