Chicken and Black Bean Macaroni Salad

  • Yield servings


2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
2 cups cooked chicken, diced
1 -- (15 ounce) can black beans rinsed and drained
1 -- avocado peeled, pitted and diced
1 small red onion, minced
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
2 -- 3 chipotle chiles in adobo, drained & minced
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt


Cook macaroni according to package directions; rinse and drain. In a large bowl, gently stir together the macaroni, chicken, black beans, avocado, onion, garlic and chiles; set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise and all remaining ingredients. Pour over macaroni mixture; gently toss to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.



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