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Zesty Italian Pasta Bean Salad

2  C.    spiral macaroni, dry
1        small head fresh broccoli, cut into bite-size pieces
2        carrots, peeled and diced
1        tomato, diced
1/4 C. black olives, diced(opt.)
1 can black beans, drained & rinsed
1/4 C. low-calorie Italian dressing
1/4 C. grated Parmesan Cheese

Cook macaroni in a large saucepan of boiling water until just tender.  Drain and rinse with cold water.  In a large bowl, mix broccoli, carrots, tomato, and black olives.  Add rest of ingredients and stir gently.  Cover and chill.  Before serving, stir salad; add additional dressing if necessary to moisten.

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